The first storm of this week will brought rain to the Boston area Tuesday. However, storms on Thursday and Saturday have a chance of bringing some snow to the area.
Temperatures will be well above freezing through the day Wednesday, so no real problems from snow and ice are in store through then.
A storm moving in from the Midwest will weaken reaching the area Wednesday into Wednesday night.
Just enough cold air will move by Thursday to support snow or a mix of snow and rain.
The problem is a storm may be too far offshore to tap lingering moisture and bring snow in the first place, let alone bring heavy snow.
If it were to snow with the storm Thursday in New England, chances are it would not be a major snowfall and the snow would be spotty in nature.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists will continue to monitor the potential for snow Thursday, as well as a storm on Saturday.
The weather will be significantly colder this coming weekend, but not nearly as cold as the arctic outbreak of earlier in January.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about the storms this week, any chance of snow and the return of colder air.
Unsettled weather for the extended Labor Day weekend will be across the Southeast, Upper Midwest, northern Rockies and the Four Corners.
Tropical Depression 14-E is several hundred miles southwest of Mexico and is expected to strengthen slowly into a tropical storm.
A stormy weather pattern will prevail through September across much of southern South America.
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 Niño.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the South Carolina coast through the middle of the week.
Heat will be erased by an autumnlike air mass across parts of northern Europe.
Matecumbe Key, FL (1935)
Labor Day Hurricane hit Florida. Pressure at Matecumbe Key dipped to 26.35"/892.3 mb. Most intense hurricane ever to hit the U.S. with 200-mph wind. Tide of 15 feet; 408 dead.
Mecca, CA (1950)
126 degrees - highest ever for U.S. in Sept.
East Coast (1775)