A surge of warmth is on the horizon for New York City, just in time for Memorial Day.
However, the city will remain unsettled through Sunday with a shower or thunderstorm threatening to dampen parts of the city Sunday afternoon.
Temperatures will rebound to the upper 70s as humidity remains low.
While a disturbance may cause showers and storms to erupt over parts of New England and upstate New York on Memorial Day, a mix of sunshine and clouds is in the offing around New York City with a high forecast in the lower 80s. Continued low humidity will prevent the day from feeling muggy.
For people attending memorial ceremonies, picnics, concerts, parades on Monday, the weather should cooperate.
The Little Neck-Douglaston Parade in Queens, one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the country, should have no weather issues. However, those attending will want to pack some sunscreen and have sunglasses handy as the sun will be strong.
Those heading to the beach for opening season should not be fooled by the warm air temperatures. Water temperatures remain on the chilly side and may be dangerous to enter. Surf temperatures range from the middle 50s to near 60. With water this cool, there is a risk of cold water shock.
The risk of showers and thunderstorms will return on Tuesday as the warmth holds and humidity increases.
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Cooler air will quickly return by Wednesday.
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It will feel like the calendar has been turned back to winter instead of moving ahead to May as disruptive snow continues to sweep across the central United States into Monday.
Severe thunderstorms capable of causing property damage and flooding will continue to target communities from the southeastern United States to the Ohio Valley into Sunday night.
The temperature roller coaster ride in the northeastern United States will continue on Monday, setting the stage for severe thunderstorms over a part of the region.
After a dry and mild dry across the country on Sunday, rain and cooler air will return by May Day.
Despite flooding rain from this weekend departing by Monday, rivers across the central United States will continue to rise and threaten homes and residents this week.
While the recent cold snap will be over, bouts of rain will persist and threaten to disrupt outdoor plans across the United Kingdom during the bank holiday.
Dangerous thunderstorms and flash flooding will continue to threaten lives and property across the central United States through Saturday night.
While a storm will douse outdoor plans and lead to flooding on some of the Hawaiian Islands, enough rain may fall to ease drought conditions into the start of May.