Temperatures will rebound to seasonable levels into the weekend around Boston, but rain is in the offing.
Enough rain can fall over the weekend to cause flooding in poor drainage areas and along small streams.
A second batch of rain will roll in Saturday afternoon and continue into Sunday following Friday's rain.
A stiff wind may make it difficult to walk with an umbrella later Friday and again on Sunday.
In northern New England, both batches of precipitation will bring some snow or a wintry mix.
Temperatures will peak within a few degrees of 50 F Saturday and Sunday.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week are projected to bring at least partial sunshine and high temperatures trending upward into the 50s.
An unusually strong push of cool air for early September will move southward along the Atlantic Seaboard into the Labor Day weekend, before July-like heat returns by next week.
While lulls in tropical activity in the Atlantic will continue, a rapid end to the hurricane season in September does not always occur during an El Nino.
Heat will be erased by an autumnlike air mass across parts of northern Europe.
While Tropical Storm Kevin will stay well away from Mexico, its moisture will still lead to an increase in showers and thunderstorms from Baja California to the Four Corners region of the United States.
A stormy weather pattern will prevail through September across much of southern South America.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
Denver, CO (1961)
Earliest snow on record; a total of 4.2 inches. A great storm raged at high elevations with 2-3 feet of snow closing roads on Labor Day weekend.
Coffeyville, KS (1970)
Hailstone 17.5/44 cm in circumference 1.671 lb/757 gm.
Long Island NY (1821)
Long Island hurricane of 1821 struck western Long Island. The storm affected a densely populated area where weather observers were common.