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.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms early this week.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.
New England (1816)
"Year in which there was no summer", otherwise known to weather historians as "1800 and frozen to death" killing frost once again damages sparse corn corp in northern New England...loss of this and other crops led to severe famine in much of New England that winter...and helped spur western migration in spring of 1817.