A break from the cold and snowy weather is in store for much of the balance of this week around Boston, but problems are possible as well.
Temperatures are forecast to reach the 40s Thursday and the 50s Friday and Saturday.
Due to the extensive snow cover and the cold ground, the pattern will pose some problems.
Along with the mild weather and cold ground will come areas of fog. The fog could be dense enough at times in parts of the Midwest, South and East to cause flight delays.
A potent storm will affect the area on Friday with drenching rain, fog and the possibility of a thunderstorm.
At this time, it appears severe weather will stay south of the region, thanks in part to the snow cover, cold ground and cold ocean. However, there can be locally gusty winds.
Enough melting will occur this week to bring the risk of street and highway flooding.
Colder weather will return in stages this weekend into next week and additional storms with snow are likely to return.
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Due to a cable line issue, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather radios are currently out of service throughout Oklahoma.
Lifeguards along the East and Gulf coasts are preparing to deal with one of the greatest beach dangers: rip currents.
A dangerous and life-threatening flooding situation will continue into Memorial Day, across portions of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and Missouri.
Showers and thunderstorms threaten to interfere with Memorial Day festivities across more than half of the United States.
Many areas in the Eastern states will have consistent summerlike heat and a buildup of humidity for the last week of May.
People heading to the Southeast coast for a a dip in the Atlantic Ocean this Memorial Day holiday weekend are being put on alert for dangerous rip currents.
Dallas, Ft. Worth Texas (1982)
Flooding rains in Dallas, Ft. Worth, area; over 2" in most places. Total rainfall of 13" at this point of the month, making it the wettest May since records began in 1898.
Wesley, LA (1991)
Heavy rain (25th-26th) resulted in widespread flooding. One hundred-sixty homes -- 80% of the total number of houses in town -- received structural or water damage. A total of 6.5" of rain fell in 2-1/2 hours.
Philadelphia, PA (1991)
96 degrees -- a record sixth 90-degree reading for the month. (The month ended with twelve 90-degree days.)