A large storm will negatively impact travel around Boston Wednesday due mostly to heavy rain and high winds.
Temperatures will surge to unusually warm levels as the storm approaches and strengthens.
The bulk of the storm by Wednesday will bring heavy rain and the risk of flash and urban flooding, slow travel on the highways and broadening flight delays.
Water building up on roadways will increase the risk of vehicles hydroplaning while traveling at highway speeds. Wind-driven rain will greatly reduce visibility.
The heavy rain, wind and accompanying low-hanging clouds could lead to lengthy delays at Logan International Airport.
The strongest winds Wednesday could lead to downed trees, power outages and minor property damage. South to southeast winds can gust between 50 and 65 mph.
There is also a concern for coastal flooding as the strong winds push water shoreward for a time Wednesday. This will be mostly a problem where the onshore winds occur locally during the high tide cycle.
Temperatures will fall below freezing Wednesday night. In some locations, mainly west of the city the rain can end as a bit of snow or flurries. As a result, some untreated wet areas can freeze before completely drying off.
Dry, very blustery and much colder weather is forecast for Thanksgiving Day.
Periods of soaking rainfall will drench portions of the northeastern United States from midweek through Friday.
A tropical wave is likely to become the Atlantic Basin's next tropical storm as it approaches or crosses the Caribbean Sea later this week.
The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon.
Following some rain and gusty winds on Tuesday, a strong storm will target the United Kingdom on Thursday.
Typhoon Megi will threaten lives and property in eastern China into the middle of the week after slamming Taiwan.
Gusty winds will accompany a push of chilly air across the Great Lakes through Tuesday.
South Carolina Coast (1893)
1,000 to 2,000 people died when hurricane battered coast.
Denver, CO (1936)
Early heavy snow of 21.3 inches at airport in 60-hour storm. Storm caused $7 million damage to trees and shrubs in Denver area alone.
Gulf Coast of Mexico (1955)
Hurricane Janet hits with sustained winds of up to 175 mph.