The weekend featured unusual warmth for this time of the year with temperatures soaring to 80 on Saturday and 69 on Sunday.
However, all good things must come to an end. Cold air will blast into the region on Monday morning with rain showers in spots. However, a changeover to snow is expected later today and will extend into tonight. A light coating may occur on grassy surfaces.
A stiff northerly wind will hold AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures to the 20s on Monday.
While another chilly day will unfold on Tuesday, the roller coaster ride for temperatures will continue later in the week with milder air set to arrive.
Other than Monday and Monday night, the next shot for precipitation will come towards the end of the week.
The coldest air since April will blast into the Eastern states and will shock parts of the South this weekend.
A storm riding a blast of cold air will unleash heavy snow on the central and southern Appalachians Saturday and will turn toward part of New England by Sunday.
After developing Thursday, Tropical Storm Vance continues to churn over the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean
Rain will finally make a return to drought-stricken California by the weekend with rain reaching all the way down into Southern California.
While daylight saving time was primarily started in the United States for the sake of conserving energy, some argue that is not the case anymore.
While rain could deter voter turnout on Election Day in part of the Central states and the Northwest, dry weather is in store in the East and the balance of the West.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (1965)
14 inches more rain brought total for month of October 1965 to 42.43 inches.
Alpena, MI (1989)
73 degrees -- record for the date and the sixth consecutive day with a record high.
Pueblo, CO (1991)
16.5 inches snow during October 1991. (broke record for October).