Monday's dry weather is not a sign of things to come for this week with fresh cool air and soaking rain on the horizon.
Those who enjoy spending time outdoors should definitely take advantage of Monday's weather.
Despite more clouds than sunshine, no rain threatens to put a damper on or ruin outdoor plans with high pressure in control. Temperatures will rise into the lower 50s.
The dry weather will hold through Tuesday, but clouds will continue to win out over sunshine and air flowing in from the cold ocean will hold temperatures to the 40s.
Brisk winds will create even lower AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
The Boston area will turn progressively wet Wednesday through Thursday as the storm system triggering severe weather across the nation's midsection crawls eastward.
Damaging thunderstorms are not expected to target Boston. Soaking rain, accompanied by a rumble of thunder, will instead pour down.
Residents can anticipate likely interruptions to outdoor events and activities, as well as travel slowdowns.
The city may stay unsettled with a couple of showers and thunderstorms through Friday and the upcoming weekend.
As a large storm rolls out of the Plains and Midwest, a swath of snow, ice and travel disruptions will extend into the Northeast beginning during the latter part of the weekend.
February's record cold is expected to weaken across the East and Midwest heading into the month of March.
The weekend is setting up to be a slippery and messy one across a large part of the Plains and Midwest as a new winter storm rolls northeastward.
Residents in Spokane, Washington, recently caught sight of the unique phenomenon known as "hole punch" clouds that cause a gaping hole in the otherwise cloudy sky.
The week kicked off with a heavy snow expanding across areas of the Four Corners states before striking the South with snow and ice, causing treacherous travel from Shreveport, Louisiana, to Memphis, Tennessee.
Snowshoers across the country will descend upon Eau Claire, Wisconsin, from Feb. 27 to March 1 to compete in the 2015 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships.
Astoria, IL (1900)
36" of snow - state record (24 hours).
Severe cold Arctic outbreak in Northern Plains with temps. 40 to 50 degrees below zero. But, at the same time, warm in the East; 80's in Carolinas: Charleston, SC - 86 degrees Wilmington, NC - 85 degrees Minneapolis, MN - -9 degrees/-26 degrees Medora, ND - -47 degrees Big Fork, MN - -44 degrees Thoeny, MT - -52 degrees Huron, SD - -39 degrees, February record
Belouve, Reunion (1964)
52.76" of rain in 12 hours (world record) (Feb. 28-29).