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 a blustery and chilly weekend, temperatures will once again take a tumble across the northeastern United States during the first half of this week.
Several storms will bring periods of rain and gusty winds to the west coast of the United States this week, and Southern California will not be excluded from rainfall this time.
A strengthening tropical cyclone will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeast India and Bangladesh this week.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States at midweek.
Dry weather set to dominate the southern United States into November will only worsen the already extreme drought conditions.
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
Early season snowstorm brings 7-14 inches to many locations. (13 inches at West Yellowstone).
Oceanside, CA (1999)
A 50' boat missed the harbor due to a wall of dense fog.
New England (1761)
Southeast New England Hurricane -- "most violent in 30 years"-- thousands of trees uprooted in MA and RI blocking roads.