Colder weather for Boston this week will lead to episodes of snow.
Indications are that winter will be in no hurry to leave. Waves of arctic air and the polar vortex sinking southward will make for a cold end to February and start to March.
Wednesday through Saturday, temperatures will then struggle to reach the freezing mark. A high close to 42 F is more common in Boston this time of year.
Brisk winds will create even lower AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
A couple of fast-moving storms could bring a coating to an inch or so of snow and travel delays on both Wednesday and Thursday. Another system could bring spotty snow on Saturday.
There could be additional opportunities for snow around Boston during early next week.
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Tropical Storm Matthew has formed in the Caribbean could take a turn toward the United States as a hurricane next week.
It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon.
A new typhoon is brewing in the western Pacific Ocean and could pose a risk to Japan, Taiwan and eastern China next week.
Rain will spread over much of the northeastern U.S. into the weekend, but persistent downpours will raise the flood risk in part of the mid-Atlantic.
Thundery showers set to start this weekend will depart before the season's first National Football League game in London kicks off on Sunday.
Jacksonville, FL (1989)
Torrential rain again within 4 days. Downtown Jacksonville had 16 inches of rain in less than a week. The airport record over 8".
Nome, AK (1992)
9 degrees, a record low for September.
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