Following showers and thunderstorms early in the week, noticeably cooler air will persist into the late week.
With lower humidity, temperatures will drop down to 5 degrees below average for the end of July with cooler.
Cool weather sticks around through the middle of the week with highs persisting into the lower 80s each afternoon.
The biggest change will be the lower humidity as dew points stay in the 50s until late in the week. Wednesday and Thursday will feature a mix of clouds and Sun.
Late in the week, a storm system from the southern Plains will move in some more humidity and the next chance for rain.
On Friday, a chance for a shower will return to the area, with possible thunderstorms each day of the weekend.
Warmer air will build from California to Washington into Tuesday raising temperatures to near-record levels.
Waves of arctic air invading the eastern half of the United States this week will culminate with the coldest weather of the season so far for some areas by the second weekend of February.
The new week will bring more opportunities for snow to create slick travel in the northeastern United States, starting with a winter storm set to sideswipe New England on Monday.
As the first of several waves of arctic air sweep southeastward across the Midwest, just enough snow will occur to cause slippery travel over a broad area into Monday.
A major ocean current in the Gulf of Mexico plays an important role in sustaining Florida red tide blooms, according to research conducted by the University of Miami.
Cold air and leftover snow showers are in store for the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday but should not significantly impact voter turnout.
Snowstorm, worst of season. 12-18 inches in the western mountains . . . a foot common statewide up to 24 inches in the mountains of Vermont, between Bristol and Waitsfield. 16 inches in other mountain areas, 12-14 inches in valleys, 14 inches at Albany, NY and 10 inches at Plattsburgh, NY.
Chicago, FL (1987)
Wind gusts of 65-70 mph from the north and northeast produced 15 foot waves on Lake Michigan. There were extensive shoreline erosion resulting in millions of dollars, and boulders 6 feet in diameter were pushed on shore.
60-80 mph winds from a powerful storm in the Pacific.