Spring is almost here and the weather will acknowledge this for a few days at least around Boston.
Temperatures will rebound into the 50s on Thursday as spring officially arrives in the afternoon.
The first full day of spring, Friday, will be seasonable with some sunshine and a high in the 40s.
Some rain may return to the area on Saturday, but the air will remain mild.
Even though the region will be officially done with winter, the weather may not abide by the change of seasons.
Another system is being watched for possible snow during the middle of next week over part of the Northeast. However, at this early stage, the track, the dividing line between rain and snow, and the magnitude of the storm are uncertain.
Regardless of the storm potential, cold air will return next week.
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Following a bout of stormy weather that has lingered through the week, drier and more tranquil weather will move into the Atlanta area for the weekend.
Chicago is facing a mostly clear weekend with the threat of some disruptive thunderstorms on Saturday.
The peak of hurricane season, among other things, arrives in the fall.
After former Hurricane Odile battered resorts across Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, vacationers were left stranded and isolated while waiting for evacuations with sparse communication to loved ones back home.
A search for a sheriff's deputy in Austin, Texas, will continue Friday, after she called for help as she was trapped in flood waters.
Odile and other weather systems will bring both dangerous flooding and drought-busting rain in parts of Texas and the southern Plains.
New Orleans, LA (1947)
Hurricane eye over New Orleans; barometer reading of 28.61 inches; 51 lost, $110 million.
Brownsville, TX (1967)
Hurricane Beulah dumped 12.19" of rain, setting a 24 hour rainfall record.
Central U.S. (1991)
Record Cold Location Temp Old Record Huron, S.D. 23 24/1896 Dickinson, N.D. 25 30/1957 Lubbock, Texas 42 44/1971 Grand Island, Neb. 27 32/1938 Kansas City, Mo. 33 47/1979 Chicago, Ill. 40 41/1873