Another plunge of chilly air will set the stage for the risk of a frost and freeze centered over parts of Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and other nearby states over the Memorial Day weekend.
A storm near New England will tap unseasonably cold air and bring snow to the highest elevations of the Adirondack, Green and White mountains this weekend.
West of the storm, where the sky becomes clear and winds drop off at night, temperatures can dip to frosty or freezing levels in parts of the Midwest, Great Lakes and central Appalachians.
Temperature forecasts are made for eye-level. However, temperatures near the ground on clear, calm nights can be 5 to 10 degrees lower for several hours, especially around and just prior to sunrise.
The event is a concern for vegetables, flowers and berries in the area.
Parts of Michigan and Ohio experienced a couple of hours of near-freezing temperatures Friday night.
The frost/freeze risk shifts a bit farther to the east and north Sunday night over portions of central Pennsylvania, northern Virginia and upstate New York.
People who have not yet planted the vegetable and flower gardens for the summer season may want to hold off until early next week before doing so. Bring in hanging baskets and cover tender flower and vegetable plants.
Much warmer weather will build over the region during the middle and latter part of the coming week.
Cyclonic Storm Kyant will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeastern India and Bangladesh this week.
Beneficial rain will douse California late this week, with the potential for some rain to reach southern portions of the state.
A storm will slide in from the Midwest to bring another dose of cold rain and wet snow to parts of the northeastern United States from Wednesday night to Thursday.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States from Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday.
The severe drought in the northeastern U.S. has left most of the region reeling for months as farmers have been forced to work with arid land.
Following a chilly World Series opener during Tuesday evening, a chilly rain may threaten play for Game 2 in Cleveland on Wednesday evening.
Strong coastal storm with winds exceeding 100 mph over the ocean; 82-mph wind gust at south end of Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Bethany Beach Delaware being evacuated as waves came over the dunes. Heavy snow in NC mountains. Mt. Pisgah - 11 inches; Mt. Mitchell - 6 inches.
Caribou, ME (1990)
19 consecutive days of measurable precipitation.
Ashford, CT (1758)
"The 25th day of Oct., 1758, a very stormy day of snow, the 26th snowed all day, storm held from Friday night until Saturday morning." by Ebeneser Byles, Town Clerk of Ashford.