While temperatures will moderate through Friday and a big rain event is called off for Saturday, much colder air will sweep later in the weekend on gusty winds around Boston.
Only spotty showers or a touch of rain is in the offing for Saturday as the first of two pushes of cold air arrive.
After high temperatures near 50 degrees Friday and Saturday, temperatures will be no higher than the 30s Sunday and Monday. RealFeel® temperatures will be in the teens and 20s at times factoring in wind and other conditions.
Speaking of wind, gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible on Sunday as the second push of cold air roars in.
Just as that second push arrives, a few flurries or perhaps a brief period of snow will be possible Sunday.
Looking ahead, AccuWeather.com meteorologists continue to track a storm that will affect part of the West into the weekend. During next week, that storm may try to take a northward turn after affecting the South with rain. Travel disruptions are possible depending on the track of that storm, which may not be just rain everywhere in the East.
Temperatures will remain below freezing throughout the weekend in Cleveland.
The punches just keep coming from Old Man Winter as another storm with snow may sweep from the Midwest this weekend into the mid-Atlantic and perhaps New England by Groundhog Day.
An Alberta Clipper will bring a fresh wave of snow to the Northeast for the end of the week.
As it became obvious on Saturday that a major blizzard was going to hit the Northeast, the track and size of the storm became critical as to which areas would be hit the hardest.
Clouds saturated the Grand Canyon on Wednesday, Jan. 28, creating a tranquil sight in a rare inversion.
The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will take center stage on Sunday, Feb. 1, as the big game kicks off in Glendale, Arizona.
New York City (1780)
Reported temperature of minus 16 degrees; heavy guns brought over ice of Upper Bay from Manhattan to Staten Island.
Great Olympic Blowdown along Oregon and Washington coasts as hurricane winds confined by mountains overwhelmed forests; wind gusts to 150 mph.
Mid Atlantic/ Northeast (1966)
Strong coastal storm (Jan. 29th-30th). Blizzard conditions with gale-force winds; over 50 deaths, 1-2 feet of snow with drifts to over 10 feet. Snowfall amounts and wind speeds: Washington, DC 12.0 inches Baltimore, MD 12.0 inches Roanoke, VA 17.0 inches West Virginia 12-20 inches Chesapeake Bay 10-16 inches Charlotte, NC 4.4 inches Reading, PA 11.7 inches & 54 mph winds Harrisburg, PA 10.2 inches & 42 mph winds Philadelphia, PA 8.3 inches & 38 mph winds Williamsport, PA 13.0 inches & 32 mph winds Pittsburgh, PA 6.0 inches & 35 mph winds Allentown, PA 11.5 inches & 46 mph winds State College, PA 10.0 inches Newport, PA 16.0 inches