Much colder air and perhaps snowflakes are on the way for New York City Tuesday.
The city will experience its coldest days since the spring on Tuesday and Wednesday as arctic air blasts in and holds highs to the lower 40s.
Brisk winds ushering in the cold will create even colder AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures on Tuesday. The wind and cold will have many reaching for winter coasts and turning up their heat.
Tuesday night, Midtown will record its first subfreezing temperature of the fall.
While escaping its first snowstorm of the season, part of the the New York metro area could have its first snowflakes of the season, mixed in with rain Tuesday morning as the arctic air arrives.
The impending cold and snowflakes will serve as a reminder that the official start to winter is just around the corner.
As fast as the arctic air invades the United States, temperatures will quickly rebound later in the week.
Ignacio has rapidly strengthened into a major hurricane as it tracks toward the Hawaiian Islands.
While Erika has weakened to a tropical rainstorm, Florida will still become the target of potentially flooding downpours during the final days of August and start of September.
The 2015 US Open Tennis championships begin Aug.31 and heat and humidity will return for to the Big Apple for the tournament's first week.
As many as seven tropical cyclones were churning throughout the world this past week, while smoke from wildfires across the Pacific Northwest led to poor air quality across the region.
Summer heat makes a comeback across a large part of Europe as drenching thunderstorms soak other areas.
Heat will linger in Eastern Europe for much of the fall season; meanwhile, the British Isles and northwestern Europe can expect a stormy end to the season.
New England (1816)
"Year in which there was no summer", otherwise known to weather historians as "1800 and frozen to death" killing frost once again damages sparse corn corp in northern New England...loss of this and other crops led to severe famine in much of New England that winter...and helped spur western migration in spring of 1817.
New England (1965)
A total of 2.5 inches of snow on top of Mt. Washington set an August record. Vermont had a reading of only 25 degrees, while Nantucket had a chilly 39 degrees. Earliest freeze on record at many stations.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.