Cold air and gusty winds are taking aim on the Boston area for Saturday and Sunday.
A strong cold front will swing through late Friday night bringing spotty rain showers.
Arctic air follows the front with winds gusting in the neighborhood of 40 mph.
Temperatures may not rise much from Saturday morning lows. In some cases, temperatures may fall during the day Saturday.
AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures will be much lower Saturday night and Sunday; in the teens and 20s respectively.
The cold flow of air across the Great Lakes will set up the first widespread lake-effect snow event of the season Friday night and Saturday. For those traveling westward into the Appalachians, there is a risk of brief, but blinding snow squalls.
There is a chance of a passing flurry reaching the I-95 corridor.
The next chance of precipitation spans Tuesday night into Wednesday.
While a major storm does not seem likely, a modest system could bring a period of rain, snow or wintry mix to the mid-Atlantic and southern New England.
More updates on the weather situation for next week will follow through this weekend on AccuWeather.com.
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Joaquin continues its journey across the northern Atlantic toward Europe, where it is expected to impact Spain and Portugal this weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A fall-like weekend is in store for the Northeast, after rain and thunderstorms will dampen the region on Friday.
Oho will hit parts of British Columbia and Alaska with drenching rain, gusty winds and pounding seas before the week comes to an end.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
Victoria BC (1997)
5,000 left without power as a result of an early morning storm.
Des Maines, IA (2000)
A barometer reading of 30.73" - a new October record.
Philadelphia, PA (1703)
"...fall of snow,...northwest wind blows very hard." Isaac Norris quoted in Watson Annal Phila.