After a few sizzling days last week, temperatures took a dive this weekend and have remained rather cool since then.
Warmer air is on its way, however, but it will be more gradual this time around.
A stubborn upper-level disturbance situated in the Southwest will slowly head east over the next couple of days, which will allow warmer air to return.
The high temperature Friday will hit 70 and will bump into the upper 70s for the weekend.
Folks with any Memorial Day weekend plans will be in luck as sunshine and comfortable temperatures spread throughout the region.
Activities scheduled for Memorial Day will be good to go as well as highs remain in the low 70s with plentiful sunshine.
However, no drought relief is expected anytime soon as the region remains void of any strong weather systems.
An unusually strong push of cool air for early September will move southward along the Atlantic Seaboard into the Labor Day weekend, before July-like heat returns by next week.
While lulls in tropical activity in the Atlantic will continue, a rapid end to the hurricane season in September does not always occur during an El Nino.
Heat will be erased by an autumnlike air mass across parts of northern Europe.
While Tropical Storm Kevin will stay well away from Mexico, its moisture will still lead to an increase in showers and thunderstorms from Baja California to the Four Corners region of the United States.
A stormy weather pattern will prevail through September across much of southern South America.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
Denver, CO (1961)
Earliest snow on record; a total of 4.2 inches. A great storm raged at high elevations with 2-3 feet of snow closing roads on Labor Day weekend.
Coffeyville, KS (1970)
Hailstone 17.5/44 cm in circumference 1.671 lb/757 gm.
Long Island NY (1821)
Long Island hurricane of 1821 struck western Long Island. The storm affected a densely populated area where weather observers were common.