By Tuesday morning residents and visitors to the Boston area will wonder what hit them when they step outside.
Motorists and pedestrians should be on the lookout for icy patches Monday night as Arctic air blasts quickly into the region. In some cases, ice can form before paved, concrete and wooden surfaces have a chance to dry out.
It will feel about 60 degrees colder Tuesday morning, compared to the midday hours Monday.
Even though the core of this Arctic blast will focus south of New England, RealFeel® temperatures will hover near zero much of the day Tuesday.
There is some good news for folks struggling with the cold.
Temperatures will slowly trend upward later this week and could touch 50 degrees in some locations this weekend.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking the brutal cold and when the next warmup is in store.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms into Tuesday night.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Tropical Storm Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
East Coast (1954)
Hurricane Carol hit with the single greatest property loss to date.
Raleigh, NC (1965)
46 degrees -- coldest ever in August.
Three inches of snow fell in parts of the state; record lows were set in 31 northeastern U.S. cities and towns.