A storm coming early Monday morning has the potential to bring travel problems to Boston and much of New England from snow, ice and rain.
While a large amount of snow is not expected around Boston, the city could receive its first inch of snow of the season during the morning hours of Monday.
The heaviest snow along the I-95 corridor impacted the Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia area Sunday, which lead to accidents and nightmares for airline passengers.
The snow is expected to arrive before daybreak. Warmer air is then forecast to move in during the storm Monday, causing a changeover to a wintry mix, then rain from the coast to inland areas.
As usual, areas north and west of the city will have the longest duration of snow and ice, as well as more general slippery road conditions.
There were delays out of Boston Logan International Airport Sunday night that could likely continue through Monday due to snow and wintry mix at first, then from rain and low ceilings later.
Early indications suggest that the first tropical system of 2015 could spin up off the southern Atlantic Coast of the United States this week.
After a cooler-than-normal summer 2014, the Northeast can anticipate more 90-degree days. Meanwhile, drought conditions will expand in the West.
A 4.2-magnitude earthquake shook Lower Michigan on Saturday with weak shaking reported westward to the Chicago area.
Thunderstorms are set to return to the Plains for the first week of May following a relatively quiet end to April.
Strong thunderstorms threaten to close out the weekend across parts of the Upper Midwest, posing risks to those with outdoor plans and potentially causing damage.
Warm and dry Saharan air will spread across southern Europe through much of this week.
Charleston, SC (1761)
Large tornado swept Charleston harbor when British fleet of 40 sails was at anchor. Raised waves 12' high, many vessels on beam-ends, 4 killed.
May snowstorm from New York City southwest to to Pennsylvania and south into Virginia; ground covered, severe frost in North Carolina, fruit killed.
Eastern U.S. (1812)
May snowstorm swept from Philadelphia northeastward to Maine. Snow covered ground in New York City; 12" accumulated near Keene, New Hampshire, 9" fell at Waltham, Mass., near Boston.