In the wake of the recent winter storm, the Boston area will get a break through Friday. However, there is the potential for snow this weekend.
Storm-free weather is in store through Friday.
The Sunday to Monday storm could pack a punch, if it develops to its full potential and occurs as a single storm rather than two separate ones.
The single-storm scenario would deliver wind-driven snow and all the bells and whistles that go along.
However, a new player has emerged.
A weak storm will roll out from the South and could brush the area with snow on Saturday.
There is a chance the two storms compete with one another. If so, more manageable snow would occur with both systems. If they get together, then we may have the major storm scenario.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. and noon EST. We will be talking about the train of winter storms into the weekend.
A pattern favoring waves of progressively cooler air will set up across much of the Midwest and Northeast during next week and could continue into early May.
Rounds of flooding and severe storms slammed the South and Plains this week, while a storm system unleashed dust storms and snow in the West.
Thunderstorms, some locally severe, will erupt from central Texas, northward into part of Nebraska into Friday night. The worst of the storms are likely to occur in Texas.
Ahead of the monsoon season in India, temperatures will swell well above normal in parts of India and Pakistan.
The 119th Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 20, and runners set to take on the historic course will face cool and potentially rainy conditions.
In a high-tech world of satellites, computers, mobile devices and wearables, the weather balloon is still an important tool which helps meteorologists create more accurate forecasts, especially in the case of severe weather.
South Dakota (1995)
Spring snows continued. 6-12" and locally 2 feet fell between Mobridge and Aberdeen. A stretch of I-90 had to be closed.
Tornadoes in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. More than 24 funnels; over 100 killed. Sixty-five dead and $1 million damage in Marshfield, MO.
San Francisco, CA (1906)
Earthquake and fire. Infrequent easterly wind drove flames westward through the city rather than confining them to the downtown harbor area.