Rounds of showers and locally strong thunderstorms will affect the Boston area and much of New England through Labor Day with sporadic travel disruptions.
Despite the risk of storms most days this week, it will likely rain less than a quarter of the time for folks with outdoor plans.
Most of the showers and storms will not be intense, but can disturb activities, on several occasions over the islands, Cape Cod and the mainland.
People headed to the New England Arts and Crafts Festival will want to check interactive weather radar before venturing out.
Sporadic delays are possible from a few of the storms at Logan, along the Mass Pike, 128 and 495.
The end to the storminess around Boston will not coincide with the conclusion of this Labor Day weekend.
A couple of showers will still be around on Tuesday before the passage of a cold front allows dry and less humid air to filter in for Wednesday.
While a milder Monday will unfold, yet another cooldown is headed to Harrisburg by midweek.
While remaining on a localized level through Tuesday, severe weather will ramp up across the Plains on Wednesday.
Although spring may be in full swing, more than one-third of the Great Lakes remains covered in ice.
A potent area of low pressure moving into the West will dictate the weather from Washington to Texas heading into the new week.
Rain and thunderstorms spreading to the East on Tuesday will put the brakes on the warmup following Easter weekend.
Dry weather from Easter weekend will hold through Monday in Boston for Patriots' Day and the 118th annual Boston Marathon.
Omaha, NE (1992)
Snowfall of 9.3" -- only the 6th time in 100 years that over 1.5" of snow has fallen after April 15th. Only 13.3 inches fell for the entire season before this storm. Other snow totals: Brownsville, NE 14.0" Blair, NE 12.5" Offutt AFB, NE 12.0" Eppley, NE 10.0" Kansas City, MO 2.7"
Sacramento, CA (1880)
7.24" of rain, heaviest in 24 hours.
Southeastern Ohio (1901)
Unusually heavy snow: Warren, OH, 35.5" of snow; Green Hill, OH, 28" fell in 36 hours.