Rain is returning to Boston for the second half of the week, but there is hope for a dry second half of the weekend.
During the day Thursday, rain will enhance over northern New England with spotty showers around eastern Massachusetts.
During Friday into Friday night, there is the potential for drenching downpours and locally strong thunderstorms as a front begins to push in from the Midwest. There is a risk of travel disruptions and flash flooding during this period.
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As long as the system keeps moving forward, the period from Saturday afternoon through Monday will be dry. Plenty of sunshine is in the offing for Father's Day.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will spread toward southern Florida as a tropical disturbance spreads northwestward from Cuba.
Following a tropical threat for the United States Gulf coast next week, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
After showers threaten to spoil outdoor plans over the weekend, Monday will feature great weather for the bank holiday in Wales and England.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan early next week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Relief from the heat baking Germany this weekend will come by early next week, but not before violent thunderstorms threaten northern areas to end the weekend.
East Indies (1883)
Krakatoa volcano exploded - spectacular red sunsets over U.S. in November and December of that year.
Lake Okeechobee, FL (1949)
Hurricane sends 155-mph winds against levees but the disaster of 1928, when the levees broke, was not repeated.
Kiana, AK (1976)
A weak tornado occurred, about 2.9 miles north of the Arctic Circle.