As cold air blasts into the West and spreads into the Central states, warmth will build in the East, bringing above-average temperatures to the Boston area this week.
High temperatures will be in the 50s on Thursday and Friday.
Folks attending the tree lighting festivities at Boston Common Thursday will not have to face harsh weather conditions and mid-January RealFeel® temperatures.
Spotty showers are in the offing Thursday.
However, it could get rather wet at times Friday with the potential for travel delays as a storm moves up from the South Central states.
It will turn colder over the weekend but odds are against significant snow or ice at the tail end of the rain late Friday night into Saturday morning in Boston.
Another storm moving in from the South Central states could bring a wintry mix to part of the area late in the weekend.
The risk of flooding from Odile will spill onto Texas and parts of the southern and central Plains late this week into the weekend.
Torrential rainfall slammed parts of Serbia over the weekend, resulting in two deaths as rushing waters sliced through area streets.
Igniting across Northern skies, ghostly rivers of light dance overhead each year, emitting vibrant shades of green, blue, pink, red and violet.
On Tuesday, Edouard became the first major hurricane in the Atlantic since Sandy. While Edouard remains at sea, rough surf will reach some Atlantic coast beaches.
Tropical moisture from the approaching Odile will deliver another round of heavy rain and flooding downpours to the interior Southwest by the middle of this week.
The chilliest air of the season so far will settle over much of the Northeast Thursday into Friday and will bring frost to a large area.
Denver, CO (2000)
High reaches 95 degrees. This is the 61st day of the year at or above 90 degrees - this broke the old annual record of 60 days in 1994.
San Diego, CA (1913)
110 degrees - hottest day ever.
The Rockies (1965)
Greatest Sept. snow over Wyoming Rockies at Lander, 20.5 inches.