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.
Following thunderstorms, cooler settles into the Midwest and Northeast through Midweek.
One person is dead, and another remains critically injured after a lightning strike in Southern California.
Relief is on the way for portions of the Plains that are in the grips of the ongoing drought.
Severe storms brought damaging winds, hail, flooding downpours and possibly tornadoes across the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic Sunday and early Monday.
Heavy rain will aim for eastern France, southern Germany and northern Italy early this week.
A wildfire that has already destroyed at least 17 structures is threatening more than 500 more in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Plymouth, California, state fire officials said Sunday.
Small but intense storm, said to be the worst in about 50 years, hit southern Mississippi (where Camille hit in 1969). U.S. Coast Guard cutter lost with 39 aboard.
New England (1949)
Heat wave in New England; Greenville, RI hit 102 degrees.
Marquette, Il (1988)
99 degrees for a date record.