Although the weekend will start off mild, waves of colder air into next week will bring rounds of snow.
The warmth through Saturday will continue to reduce the snow cover gradually throughout the region, as well as the giant piles of snow at shopping malls and along the borders of streets.
The temperature will dip to or below freezing in most areas at night in the city. However, a few icy spots can develop in the suburbs late on any night. This mild pattern will soon come to an end by Sunday.
A weak system will bring the chance of a bit of snow or a wintry mix as early as late Saturday night into Sunday.
Another weak system may swing through with a bit of snow Monday night into Tuesday.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms into midweek.
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 has moved off the coast of Africa and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Two tropical systems, Madeline and Lester, could pose hazards to Hawaii from the middle of the week into Labor Day weekend.
Though the summer season is winding down, forecasters are predicting a warm start to fall across the Northeast — a weather pattern that could spell bad news for fall foliage lovers.
The worst thing that people who live along coastlines can do is not to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes.
New England (1954)
Hurricane Carol, first of 3 hurricanes to affect New England that year - 60 dead and $450 million damage.
Norfolk, VA (1964)
(Aug. 31 and Sept. 1) 11.40 inches of rain in 24 hours from Hurricane Cleo - all-time record.
The East (1966)
"Official" end of the East's worst drought. Some places had a 4-year deficit of nearly 4 feet.