While Boston will see an increase in temperature this week, the city will miss out on the extreme heat affecting parts of the mid-Atlantic.
Warm and more humid conditions will build over the area Tuesday and Wednesday. Highs are projected to reach the 80s F both days. It may feel more like 90 on Wednesday oppressive, when compared to this past weekend.
The latest in the season the temperature has hit 90 for the first time around Boston was on August 6, 1906.
Spotty showers and thunderstorms from the Great Lakes may survive the trip to the New England coast.
Cooler and less humid air is forecast to push southward across the region later in the week.
A tropical disturbance, moving just north of the large islands of the Caribbean, will take aim at Cuba, the Bahamas and southern Florida into this weekend.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
Following a tropical storm threat in the Bahamas and Florida into this weekend, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Japan is bracing for another threat from Typhoon Lionrock next week.
A deadly earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time on Wednesday with tremors felt as far away as the capital city of Rome.
Dearborn Co., IN (1864)
A railroad train on a Cincinnati to Chicago run lost a right of way meeting with a tornado. Accident occurred in Dearborn Co., SE IN, 15 miles from Laurenceburg at 5:45 PM. Train lifted off track - over 30 persons injured.
East Indies (1883)
Krakatoa volcano exploded - spectacular red sunsets over U.S. in November and December of that year.
Lake Okeechobee, FL (1949)
Hurricane sends 155-mph winds against levees but the disaster of 1928, when the levees broke, was not repeated.