Temperatures will average near to above normal through much of the coming weekend around Boston.
Highs most days this week will be within a few degrees of 50 F.
The typical high for the city during early April is near 50 F.
An area of drenching rain is forecast to hold up to the south Thursday night into Friday.
As a front approaches from the west, a few showers are possible on Saturday, when there could also be a thunderstorm.
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Multiple tornadoes touched down across Indiana and Ohio on Wednesday, one of which flattened a Starbucks in the town of Kokomo, Indiana.
A budding tropical disturbance has the potential to strengthen significantly and reach Florida and the Bahamas with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall during Sunday and Monday.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring the potential for flash flooding and localized damaging wind gusts through Thursday.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
Following a taste of autumn chill to start the week, is summer heat and humidity over for the northeastern United States?
South Carolina (1885)
Hurricane struck SC; $1.3 million damage at Charleston with many fatalities.
10 degrees in Bowen, coldest August temperature ever in United States.
Philadelphia, PA (1972)
Last of 25 straight days without measurable rain.