While temperatures and humidity levels will fluctuate from day to day this week, unseasonable warmth will continue into Saturday around Boston.
The combination of temperature, humidity, sunshine, light winds and other factors will result in AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures near 90 at times this week.
The most comfortable portion of the week will be the middle part, when levels are slightly lower but still above average for early September. Temperatures typically range from a low of 62 F to a high near 76 during the first week of September.
Heat and humidity will build again Friday into Saturday, prior to the arrival of a second round of showers and thunderstorms for the week.
For people who have gotten used to a lack of extreme heat this summer and want another cooldown, much cooler and less humid air is forecast to reach the area on Sunday.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
Sandra has weakened to a tropical storm but remains on track to make landfall in western Mexico with flooding rainfall on Saturday.
Heavy thunderstorms will continue to shift northward across central South America with the greatest threat for flooding focusing on northeastern Argentina and eastern Paraguay into Saturday morning.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential for significant flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.
Goodland, KS (1983)
19 inches of snow on the ground with drifts of up to 8 feet.
Sixty cities tied or established new record high temperatures for the date.
Chardon, OH (1996)
A bull's eye for lake effect snow for the month with more than 70".