Wild temperature swings will be the name of the game across northern New England through the rest of the week and into the weekend.
Before that, the weak storm system responsible for the snow across the mid-Atlantic Tuesday will move across southern New England Tuesday night.
Some flurries and perhaps even a period of light snow will move up from the south and will brush part of the seacoast Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Any accumulation will be less than an inch.
The bigger impact will come as the storm pulls away. Some of the coldest air of the season so far will plunge into the region for the rest of the workweek as a chilly, northerly flow develops.
The arctic chill will be short-lived, though, as a significant warmup will arrive for the weekend and early next week. In many cases, temperatures Sunday will climb 15 to 20 degrees higher than Friday's levels.
With some sunshine, the weather will be perfect for getting some outdoor holiday decorating each day.
A shark attack was reported on Wednesday on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, marking the state's seventh attack this year.
Severe storms are threatening the Mississippi River Valley Wednesday evening.
In a state plagued by drought, Golden State residents are advised to play it safe with fireworks this Fourth of July.
The mercury soared to a whopping 36.7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday at London Heathrow Airport, setting an all-time July record high for the United Kingdom.
The heat wave that started across Spain and Portugal will spread across much of Europe this week with some of the hottest conditions of the year.
July Fourth will be stormy from the central Plains to the mid-Atlantic, while clear skies are in store for much of the Midwest and New England.
Grand Forks, ND (2001)
37 degrees, new record low for date.
Flooding continues: Flood waters removed 30 feet of asphalt along highway 160 east of Elk Falls, KS, and roads in eastern Sumner county, KS were stilled closed. Approximately 5 feet of water was flowing over Highway H west of Nevada, MO the morning of the 1st. Stark, KS had 4.5 inches of rain from the night of the 30th into the 1st, and Neodesha, KS had 15 inches of rain over the weekend.
A narrative of the tremendous storm at Philadelphia and New York on Sabbath Day described a severe squall line that "admonished Sabbath-breakers" as many were drowned boating.