A brief surge of milder air through Monday will be followed by a cold blast in Boston.
Boston will escape the worst of the snowstorm that clobbered Chicago, St. Louis and Detroit.
The track of the snowstorm will instead lead to a brief rebound in temperatures and some rain for Boston through Monday.
Also accompanying the rain will be areas of potentially dense fog that will lead to slow travel for motorists and possible flight delays.
Temperatures will rise to the 50-degree mark Monday morning.
Temperatures will plunge from the 50s on Monday midday to the mid-teens Monday evening, causing any standing water on untreated roads and sidewalks to turn icy.
Highs in the teens on Tuesday and dangerously colder AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures will force those in Boston to bundle up to avoid enduring frostbite or hypothermia.
As nasty as the cold blast will be in New England, the worst of the coming Arctic outbreak will target the Midwest, South and mid-Atlantic.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking the brutal cold and when the next warmup is in store.
Low pressure developing in the Tasman Sea will lead to strong wind, rain and pounding surf along the eastern Australia coast.
Following midweek warmth, dry and more seasonable weather is expected across northern Europe early this week.
Ahead of the monsoon season in India, temperatures will swell well above normal in parts of India and Pakistan.
A storm system responsible for severe weather across the Plains over the past week, as well as the snow across the Rockies will advance eastward.
The Highway Fire started around 6:10 p.m. PDT Saturday near Corona, California, in the Prado Dam area in Riverside County, and grew from 30 to 175 acres in a matter of three hours.
A pattern favoring waves of progressively cooler air will set up across much of the Midwest and Northeast during this week and could continue into early May.
Central Europe (1991)
Cold outbreak: 12" of snow in the Swiss Alps; temperature dropped to 26 degrees in Berlin.
Lexington, MA (1775)
Lexington-Concord Day; crisp anticyclone morning at 0700: 45.7 degrees, 29 56" rising, wind west, force 1, "very fair" sky - Prof. Winthrop noted at Cambridge, MA: "Battle of Concord will put a stop to observing."
Southern New Hampshire (1785)
Last snow of a famous late winter raised snow cover to 3 feet. Crust that supported horses that morning began to dissolve that afternoon.