Rain, clouds and some cooler weather are in store for Seattle this week.
Temperatures through the week will be consistently chillier in the high 40s during the day and in the mid-40s over the weekend.
Beginning Tuesday, mostly cloudy skies will be present, lasting through Thursday.
Tuesday and Wednesday, rain will return and dampen the city. However, late in the day on Wednesday the rain will taper off.
Showers are possible again on Thursday.
Friday through Sunday will be cloudy and chillier than the previous weekdays with temperatures nearing 45 degrees.
The occasional drizzle is possible late Saturday night.
Heading into next week, some sunshine may peak through the clouds during the day on Monday but overall the week will be another one of clouds and rain.
Tropical Cyclone 18 is looking at a possible tropical strike bringing heavy rain and winds to New Zealand.
Springlike warmth will pour from the Plains to the East over the next few days before another winter storm unfolds at midweek.
"We exchanged notes already pledging to work together for the common good of the weather enterprise and the nation," AccuWeather CEO Barry Myers said.
The main weather concern to search crews through Monday in the vicinity of where the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 lost contact will be building seas.
Despite a springlike start to the week, winter and substantial snow will make a comeback across the Midwest and Northeast at midweek.
The long-lasting and relentless winter season has broken seasonal maintenance expenditure records across much of the U.S.
Dodge City, KS (1922)
17.5" of snow -- greatest 24 hour snowfall for city.
Lac Frontiere, ME (1943)
Minus 40 degrees -- coldest ever in March in New England.
Historic battle between the Merrimac and the Monitor occurred under pleasant anticyclonic conditions: Ft. Monroe (1400): 55 degrees, fair, 30.40", W-2.