After it took all weekend for warmth to arrive, cool air returned to Boston from the north and east at midweek and will reign into the weekend.
Dry air was successful in pushing a bank of low clouds, rain and drizzle to the south and west of the region. Areas from central New York state to much of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia were gray and misty Thursday.
With the sun out much of the day around Boston, temperatures will recover to the 60s on Thursday.
A disturbance will drop in from the northwest Friday afternoon into Saturday morning and may bring spotty showers and thunderstorms.
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Temperatures will remain below seasonable levels this coming weekend. Temperatures at the end of May typically range from a low in the middle 50s to a high near 70.
Storms forced the termination of the Idaho-Florida college football game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium after just one play.
lightly above-normal temperatures are expected through the Labor Day weekend across the Los Angeles area.
Minneapolis is on the front line of a severe weather outbreak this Labor Day weekend.
Humidity and the threat of thunderstorms will continue in the Atlanta area through Friday.
Temperatures will remain in the 90s across the Metroplex through at least Thursday.
It will be unseasonably cool with a few showers around the Seattle area through at least Thursday.
Boise, ID (1984)
One-day-old Cadillac is crushed by a dumpster thrown by thunderstorm winds.
Houston, TX (1990)
A total of 0.31 inches of rain today. This was the first measurable rain in Houston since July 30th with 0.16 inches. This is the longest dry spell ever in Houston in August.
Philadelphia, PA (1991)
Mercury reached 90 degrees or better for the 49th day this year, as the high was 92. This tied the all-time record for the most 90 plus days in a year, set in 1988. The record would be broken in September. The total for 1991 was 53 days.