After the intensity and number of thunderstorms diminish into Friday, the weekend will bring fairly typical warmth and humidity for the middle of July around Boston.
High temperatures are forecast to be in the low to middle 80s F Saturday and Sunday.
Only very widely separated storms are forecast this weekend with the greatest chance during the late afternoon and evening hours. Sunday is the more likely day for a downpour.
Humidity levels will begin to creep back up this weekend after easing back for a few days.
One or more rounds of severe weather are possible in the Northeast as unseasonably cool air swings into the Midwest.
There is the chance of the significant push of cool air reaching the Northeast during the middle and latter part of next week. Temperatures could stay in the middle 70s for a day or two later next week around the city, during what is the typically the hottest time of the year.
For people heading to the mountains, nighttime temperatures could dip into the 40s with daytime highs in the 60s for a time later next week.
Snow and spotty ice will swing across parts of the central and northern Plains to the Upper Midwest as November ends and December begins.
After the brief shot of chilly air this past weekend, the month of December will start out mild across the Northeast.
December will begin with a roar across the Northwest as rounds of rain, mountain snow and even ice are in store this week.
The reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final day of November.
Studies show that heart attacks increase in December and January each year.
Buffalo, NY (2001)
The month was the mildest, most snow-free Novembers in history. There was not a flake of snow the entire month, which was the first time since records were kept.
Severe early cold with record November lows: Location Temperature Buffalo, NY 2 degrees New York City 7 degrees Boston -2 degrees Philadelphia 8 degrees (earliest ever below 10 degrees for city)
Washington, DC (1967)
A total of 6.9 inches of snow - greatest amount ever recorded in DC on one calendar day in November.