While Sunday is not likely to be picture perfect, much of the time will be rain-free. Clouds are forecast to break at times, but a few locations can get a passing shower.
Rain from a large, slow-moving storm over the Central states this weekend is now projected to hold off for a couple of days next week.
Monday and Tuesday are the best bets for outdoor plans and projects. Once the storm's moisture moves in, it may be tough to get rid of and could affect part of the Red Sox home stand next week.
That storm has the potential to bring rounds of soaking rain, locally strong thunderstorms and chilly conditions over several days. Temperatures much of the time on most days will be in the 50s.
There were storms along the flight path, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Dave Samuhel said.
While colder air will flow into the Northeast this week, the lack of snow will continue through the end of December and the start of 2015.
A storm and cold air forecast to develop at the end of 2014 and linger into the start of 2015 will deliver snow, rain and a frost or freeze to portions of California.
Rain, snow, and unseasonably cold conditions will impact much of the West through the upcoming week with the threat of slippery travel in parts of the Southwest by midweek.
A storm will continue to spread rain and disruptive snow farther to the east across eastern Europe Monday into Tuesday.
As the year comes to a close and people prepare to celebrate the start of 2015, many will be bundling up as cold weather stretches from coast to coast.
Swisshome, OR (1998)
9.90" of rain in a 30 hour period.
Buffalo, NY (2001)
An amazing 26.2" more snow buried the city, bringing the 5 day total (at the airport) to 81.5". The previous record for an entire month was 68.4" in December, 1985. In addition, a new record snow depth was established at 44". All unnecessary travel was banned, and a state of emergency was declared by the governor.
New England (1839)
Third of Triple snowstorms - 24" of snow in Hartford; Worcester pressure: 28.77"; Boston - whole gales swept coast - studied by Redfield & Espy.