The warm weather pattern in Boston will peak on Monday but will feature several days of ideal outdoor conditions.
Highs will be within a few degrees of 60 F through Sunday and should feel good to many people after a winter where temperatures averaged several degrees below normal.
A shower or two is possible during the day Friday.
The best chance of several hours of steady rain is Friday night into the first thing Saturday morning as a wave of low pressure passes just south of the area along the frontal boundary.
The balance of the weekend looks to be free of rain, including for Boston College spring football. Other events of note this weekend include the Spring Beer Festival and International Film Festival at Boston Common, as well as the Game Convention at the Convention and Exhibition Center and the Harmony Music Contest at Tufts University.
A balmy breeze is forecast on Monday with enough sunshine to drive temperatures into the 70s. Monday will be the warmest day since early November or October.
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Severe thunderstorms that blasted areas of Arkansas with damaging winds and heavy rainfall will continue to race eastern Texas.
Tropical Depression Two has lost its battle to become the next Atlantic tropical storm, but it will still increase shower activity across the Caribbean to end the week.
After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, another cooldown will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.
A potent storm system moving out of the Northwest United States will bring an elevated risk of tornadoes to parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan on Thursday.
As California continues to be plagued by intense drought conditions, some surfers are reaping what may be one of very few benefits to such a dry season.
A thick, massive band of mayflies traveling along the Mississippi River created a swarm so intense it became visible on National Weather Service radars on July 20, 2014.
Minneapolis, MN (1987)
10 inches of rain fell in 6.5 hours.
Montpelier, ID (1990)
75 mph winds gust; tree damage.
Seattle, WA (1991)
99 degrees, all-time record high for July.