After a month that featured waves of snow and arctic air across the Northeast, fans gathering at MetLife Stadium for the Super Bowl will experience none of the above.
In fact, temperatures will be mild enough that some spectators may not feel the need to don winter hats and gloves.
As pre-game festivities get underway on Sunday morning, temperatures will be in the upper 30s to lower 40s, which is the average high for early February. During the afternoon, temperatures will rise into the lower 50s.
A brief rain shower or two may move through during the afternoon prior to kickoff. Otherwise, dry conditions are expected during the game itself. Fans may want to pack the rain jacket in the event a rain shower moves over the venue.
Winds during the afternoon and evening will be 6-12 mph and RealFeel® temperatures will be close to the actual air temperature.
Dry weather is expected to persist after the game into Sunday night.
Spectators leaving the area on Monday could run into some travel problems as a storm may bring snow to the I-95 corridor from southern New England to Washington, D.C.
A storm looks to spread a swath of snow across the mid-Atlantic that will bring a few inches of snow to the New York City area.
Folks that are traveling on Monday should be prepared to adjust their travel schedules due to the impacts that this snow will bring across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic.
Showers and thunderstorms will return to the Southwest late this week and could reach part of California.
The late-season swelter will continue along much of the Atlantic Seaboard through the week as tens of millions head back to school and work.
An area of low pressure will bring a threat of heavy rain and flooding to parts of southern Europe through the middle of the week.
Life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides will occur across northeastern Mexico as Dolly moves inland.
Following a warm, humid start for the first days of September, lower humidity and more pleasant conditions will return to the Pittsburgh area.
A cold front swinging into the Northeast will bring the threat of severe weather to part of the region on Tuesday afternoon.
Long Island NY (1821)
Long Island hurricane of 1821 struck western Long Island. The storm affected a densely populated area where weather observers were common.
Tampa, FL (1935)
The "Labor Day" hurricane hit Tampa, killing 400 people. Earlier, this intense storm had a center barometric pressure of 26.35 inches - the lowest recorded sea level pressure in the Western Hemisphere.
Denver, CO (1961)
Earliest snow on record; a total of 4.2 inches. A great storm raged at high elevations with 2-3 feet of snow closing roads on Labor Day weekend.