The college bowl games will begin today with the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, N.M., and the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl in Boise, Idaho.
The New Mexico Bowl begins at 1 p.m. EDT at the University of New Mexico Stadium. "The temperature at kick of will be 38 degrees F," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Dave Samuhel.
It will be mostly cloudy with the chance of a shower as the game is ending. Winds will be out of the southwest at 10-20 mph.
In Boise, Idaho, the game will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Bronco Stadium. "It will be a partly sunny day," Samuhel said. "The winds will be out of the southeast at 5-10 mph and the temperature at game time will be 37 degrees F."
Following a dip in temperature during the middle of the week, summerlike warmth will rebound across much of the Northeast by this weekend.
An outbreak of severe weather is targeting Kansas and Oklahoma Wednesday evening.
Daily episodes of severe thunderstorms and flooding downpours will impact the Plains this week, possibly lingering into the weekend.
While a few showers will pass east of the Bay Area, seasonable weather and sunshine will hold in place through the weekend.
The central and southern Plains will continue to be pummeled by strong storms for the next several days, but the most potent severe weather threat is likely to be during the Mother's Day weekend.
Wind, seas and surf will build in advance of what is likely to become the first tropical system of 2015 along the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States late this week.
Louisville, KY (1989)
Coldest Kentucky Derby ever. The race was run in 42-46 degree temperatures. Wet snowflakes were seen nearby.
Green Bay, WI (1998)
A strong dust devil caused $2,300 damage to a couple of green houses.
Lingle, WI (2000)
4.5" diameter hail - there was also a tornado in the area.