Temperatures are forecast to make a run at 90 F Tuesday, ahead of a push of cooler air from the Atlantic Ocean.
Higher humidity will once again create uncomfortable sticky conditions.
The steamy weather will also set the stage for a couple of thunderstorms to develop Tuesday afternoon, mainly north of the nation's capital.
If temperatures hit 90 on Tuesday, it will be the first such temperature reading of the season and the warmest day since Oct. 6.
In the wake of Tuesday's storminess, how far south the front sinks will determine whether a noticeably cooler and cloudy Wednesday unfolds versus another warm day.
As a front approaches from the Midwest Thursday night and Friday, it may join forces with tropical moisture moving northward.
According to Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski, "If the two fully get together and the forward speed of the front slows, there is the potential for incidents of flash and urban flooding."
In the wake of the front this weekend, cooler and more seasonable air will settle in, but there is the chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly during the afternoon and evening hours.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Following a mild Thanksgiving and Black Friday, noticeably cooler air will return to the Northeast this weekend.
Sandra remains on track to make landfall in northern Mexico on Saturday, but it will be much weaker than its current major hurricane status.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
A major Thanksgiving Day storm threatens to ruin holiday events across the Central states with flooding rain, snow, a glaze of ice and fog.
Compared to Thanksgiving Day in 2014, this Thanksgiving will be substantially warmer in the Northeast.