Approaching rain will usher in noticeably cooler air for Tuesday across the boroughs.
Rain will return and the mild spell will dramatically end as a blast of colder air sweeping in from the Plains arrives.
While Tuesday's rain is not expected to cause widespread flooding issues around the city, postponements to outdoor activities and slow travel are likely to result.
The rain will prevent temperatures on Tuesday from rising out of the lower 60s. In fact, temperatures will fall through the 50s in the afternoon.
An even colder Wednesday will unfold despite the departure of the rain and plenty of sun shining. Temperatures will struggle to climb much above the 50-degree mark.
As the chilly air settles in, subfreezing overnight low temperatures should return to the northern and western suburbs Tuesday night. Frost issues in the suburbs may follow for Wednesday night.
More seasonable highs are expected by Friday.
Rescue efforts are underway in Hiroshima, Japan, after several landslides buried people and caused severe damage on Wednesday morning, local time.
There have been six times the number of named tropical systems in the Eastern Pacific Basin compared to the Atlantic Basin. While the Atlantic will catch up somewhat, the lopsided ratio will continue.
In the commune of Cogoleto, 16 miles west of Genoa, Italy, a storm system spawned at least one waterspout around noon, local time.
While heat in the South during August is common, the upcoming weather pattern may deliver some of the hottest weather of this summer.
Monsoonal moisture from the tropics is bringing heavy rainfall to the Phoenix area and other parts of the Southwest.
A batch of showers and thunderstorms will slowly swing from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic this week, raising flooding concerns in portions of the area.
Houston, TX (1999)
105 degrees, new record for date.
New Jersey (1999)
A few waterspouts were spotted in Delaware Bay, and another at Cape May Point. A waterspout moved inland and became an F2 tornado injured one person in Holgate, New Jersey.
Indianola, TX (1886)
Completely destroyed by hurricane - town was never rebuilt.