The door will finally open for noticeably warmer air to surge into the Boston area on Monday.
While milder air poured across most of the Northeast to close out the weekend, air flowing in from the chilly Atlantic Ocean held temperatures to the 60s in Boston on Sunday.
Winds will flip around to the southwest for Monday, ushering in warmer air and boosting temperatures to the lower 80s. Humidity will remain comfortably low.
While some clouds will filter overhead at times, enough of the strong sun will shine through that those spending part of the day outdoors should remember to apply sunscreen and wear sunglasses.
Great weather is in store for Monday evening for those planning to take a stroll around the city or have dinner on the porch or patio.
Another warm and somewhat more humid day is shaping up for Tuesday. Clouds will increase, but dry weather should hold in the city. A couple of showers, however, are expected to reach the western suburbs in the afternoon.
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Thunderstorms capable of producing gusty winds and flooding downpours will remain well to the west of Boston, toward Albany and New York City.
Wednesday is when a shower or thunderstorm will return to Boston.
Temperatures will take a tumble across the northeastern United States during the first half of this week.
Beneficial rain will douse California late this week, with the potential for some rain to reach southern portions of the state.
Following a chilly World Series opener during Tuesday evening, a chilly rain may threaten play for Game 2 in Cleveland on Wednesday evening.
A strengthening tropical cyclone will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeast India and Bangladesh this week.
Cool air that has been in place across the United Kingdom over the past week will be replaced with milder air by the middle of the week.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States at midweek.
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