A wedge of dry air will slowly erode later this week and may allow spotty showers to survive the trip into Boston from the Midwest.
At this time, it appears the greatest risk of downpours heavy enough to cause flash and urban flooding will stay well west and south of New England.
However, people driving or flying to and from the Midwest and mid-Atlantic may encounter some delays.
The greatest chance of showers in Boston is Friday into Saturday.
Temperatures are forecast to remain near or slightly below average through the weekend. Temperatures typically range from a low of 64 to a high of 79 F.
During next week, there are signs of some very warm weather for a few days, especially during the second half of the week. Temperatures may approach 90 degrees.
AccuWeather will also be watching for an uptick in tropical activity during the last part of August. September is typically the most active month in terms of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin.
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An early taste of summer is expected to return to a large part of the eastern United States in the final days of April.
Flooding rain and locally severe thunderstorms will advance across the southeastern United States through Monday with parts of the Carolinas bracing for major flooding.
Rain continued to plague NASCAR drivers and fans at Bristol, Tennessee, on Sunday as officials were forced to postpone the Food City 500 to Monday.
Following rain to end the weekend in Florida, a spell of dry weather will threaten to worsen drought conditions and exacerbate brush fires plaguing the state.
Warmer and dry weather will return to southern Germany early this week for Springfest Frühlingsfest 2017.
Rain threatening to cause flooding in the Carolinas into Monday will also put many outdoor plans in jeopardy in the Northeast through the first half of this week.
The March for Science at the National Mall attracted thousands to share their views about the current political climate despite rainy conditions.