The absence of high heat and humidity around New York City will not last into the start of the new week.
As the area of high pressure that kept humidity low through the holiday weekend departs, the door will open for yet another surge of steamy air into New York City for the new week.
Temperatures will return to around the 90-degree mark both Monday and Tuesday. With higher humidity in place, AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures will soar well into the 90s.
Such heat and humidity will prove challenging and hazardous for those with respiratory issues and those engaging in manual labor.
Winds flowing in off the cooler ocean will keep the temperatures lower along the south shore of Long Island both days.
Otherwise, spotty cooling thunderstorms on Monday will be confined to the suburbs outside of I-287 in the late afternoon and evening hours.
The thunderstorm chance will expand to more of the Tri-State area Tuesday afternoon and night, potentially causing some interruptions at Citi Field Tuesday evening when the Mets are scheduled to face the Atlanta Braves.
Another very warm and humid day will unfold on Wednesday as a slow-moving front interacting with the steamy air triggers another shower or thunderstorm.
How fast that front is to clear the Northeast coast will determine how quick drier air returns later in the week.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
Sandra has weakened to a tropical storm but remains on track to make landfall in western Mexico with flooding rainfall on Saturday.
Heavy thunderstorms will continue to shift northward across central South America with the greatest threat for flooding focusing on northeastern Argentina and eastern Paraguay into Saturday morning.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential for significant flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.
Nation devastated by terrible floods -- 400 people killed.
O'Fallon, MD (1990)
Strong downburst from a thunderstorm caused an apartment to collapse, injuring 25 people.
New England Coast (1898)
Famous "Portland" storm formed off Cape Cod with loss of 200 lives. Many others were lost to the raging sea in 50 small vessels. A total of 27 inches of snow in New London, CT; 15 inches at Waterbury, CT. Peak wind was 72 mph in Boston. Boston received more than a foot of snow.