After starting the weekend on a snowy note in Boston, a few more snow showers will follow for the remainder of the extended holiday weekend before frigid air plunges southward.
The parade of Alberta Clippers streaming from western Canada to the East Coast will continue through the upcoming week.
The next two clippers will bring a snow shower or two to Boston both Sunday and Monday. Little, if any accumulation is expected.
Otherwise, temperatures will rise into the upper 30s these two days. Highs these days will not be a sign of things to come.
Instead, the polar vortex will sink southward and usher in noticeably cold air by Tuesday.
Temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday will be held to the teens with single digits expected at night.
More waves of frigid air should follow for the remainder of the month.
As millions prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, rain and severe storms threaten to disrupt outdoor activities and travel plans.
With the return of wet weather in the Northeast, many people are asking: When will the rain go away?
As a strong El Niño fades, the weather across the country will slowly change. In much of the eastern United States, a hot summer is in store.
A system with rain and thunderstorms will bring both good and bad news to the western United States later this week.
The threat of severe weather will return to the south-central United States this weekend.
Fallon, NV (1995)
1.92" of rain (4th-5th)... about 40% of their normal annual rainfall.
Lowell, MA (1761)
Five inches of snow. "A very stormy day of snow, an awful sight, the trees green and the ground white. The sixth day the trees in a blow and fields covered with snow", Town Clerk of Ashford, Ebenser Byles.
Great tornado; started near Hungry Town, passed through Nottoway and Dinwiddie to Petersburg and Prince George.