A break from the humidity pushed into Boston Tuesday night, and less humid conditions will continue through the rest of the week.
The same cold front that brought gusty storms to the mid-Atlantic on Labor Day tracked eastward Tuesday, bringing showers and thunderstorms to the Boston area. It brought another round of flash flooding to some communities, as well as locally strong winds and hail.
High pressure will fill the Northeast, rushing in lower temperatures and humidity. Gone will be the sticky afternoons, replaced by cooler Canadian air. Overnight lows will be chilly compared to recent days, as temperatures dip into the 50s before the end of the week.
Along with the change in temperatures, sunshine will also move into the region for the rest of the week. After another day near 80 degrees on Wednesday, high temperatures will be closer to 70 degrees Thursday and Friday, with a chance of a shower Thursday.
A cooldown with clouds, showers and thunderstorms is in store for Southern California and much of the Southwest following recent heat and sunshine.
A dominant storm track featuring storms moving west to east across Europe will result in a stark contrast between cold air building across Scandinavia and milder air masses entrenched near the Mediterranean.
After waves of cool air progress through the Midwest and Northeast this week, some areas will be cold enough for the first snow showers of the season by this weekend.
An effort is underway to fill a radar hole in Charlotte, North Carolina, and similarly populated areas in the United States to better detect and protect the public from severe weather.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) interfered with containment efforts in the West on at least 25 occasions in 2015.
Newly formed Tropical Storm Koppu is on track to threaten the Philippines this weekend. Those in Taiwan and Japan should also monitor the storm for potential impacts next week.
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24-inch deluge in 4 hours.
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