Monday's dry and mild weather in New York City is not a sign of things to come for this week.
A breeze will still be blowing across the New York City area on Monday, but temperatures will be trending in the opposite direction than on Sunday.
Instead of cooler air arriving, milder air will cause temperatures to approach 55 F. Sunshine mixing with clouds will compliment the weather and may help further entice some people to spend a part of the day outdoors.
A high near 55 F in New York City is more common at the start of spring than the middle of January.
A repeat of Monday's weather will not follow for Tuesday.
Instead, a bit of rain will dampen the city late Monday night through Tuesday morning. Heavy and flooding rain is not expected, but residents and visitors will still want to grab an umbrella before heading outside.
The air will not be cold enough for the rain to mix with or change to snow.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring the possibility of whether the same can be said for Wednesday.
The quick passage of a cold front would be accompanied by a thin line of rain showers that day. The development of a storm along the East Coast, on the other hand, could bring steadier rain or snow to the city. Odds currently favor accumulating snow west of I-95 if this solution pans out.
Even if such a storm takes shape, it is not expected to rapidly strengthen and deliver substantial snow to any community in the Northeast.
In either solution, the upcoming weekend is shaping up to be chilly.
Residents from MacPherson, Kansas, to Norman, Oklahoma, told the USGS that they felt the earthquake, according to the USGS website.
After a period of above-average temperatures across the Northeast for much of this week, a return to more fall-like conditions will be in store this weekend.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
A strengthening storm system will bring the threat for flooding, mudslides and severe thunderstorms to areas from Italy into the Balkans later Friday into the weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
Early season snowfall dropped up to 12" on Webster County, WV; 9" at Staunton, VA; 1" at Dulles Airport, 0.3" in Washington, DC and 2.1" at Philadelphia. Whitened the ground throughout MD, Northern VA, Eastern WV, Eastern PA, NJ, NY and S. New England. Philadelphia broke 84 year low temperature record in mid-afternoon. Snow as far south as Richmond, VA (earliest on record). World Series Game in Baltimore postponed.
St.Augustine, FL (1989)
16.08" of rain fell.
Record Heat Wave Temp San Francisco 96 Sacramento 100 Bakersfield 101 LA Civic Center 107 Red Bluff 103 Riverside 106