In the wake of Thursday's snow, Boston will see temperatures rebound this weekend with a new winter storm set to arrive late Sunday.
The departure of the snow will allow plenty of sunshine to return for Friday as temperatures rise into the upper 30s.
Saturday will feature more sunshine as milder air boosts temperatures into the middle 40s.
The pleasant weather will not persist for the entire weekend as a storm will impact the city late Sunday.
Saturday's rebound in temperatures would suggest that the storm will be a mainly rain event for Boston. However, the city will see wet snowflakes mix in Sunday night with more substantial snow in store for the far northern and western suburbs.
The rain and snow are expected to end by Monday, leading to highs in the upper 30s.
However, the passage of a cold front will usher in the arrival of fresh arctic air for the last day of 2013. Temperatures will fail to rise out of the middle 20s on Tuesday.
Following thunderstorms, cooler settles into the Midwest and Northeast through Midweek.
One person is dead, and another remains critically injured after a lightning strike in Southern California.
Relief is on the way for portions of the Plains that are in the grips of the ongoing drought.
People across the Northeast will be reaching for their umbrellas on Monday as rain and thunderstorms spread across the region.
Heavy rain will aim for eastern France, southern Germany and northern Italy early this week.
Severe storms brought damaging winds, hail, flooding downpours and possibly tornadoes across the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic Sunday and early Monday.
Hurricane Bertha formed 450 miles east of Jacksonville, FL. Maximum sustained winds of 75 mph with gusts to 90 mph.
Western Pacific (1990)
Typhoon Steve east of Iwo Jimo. Peak winds of 125 mph sustained gusts to 155 mph.
5-12" of rain north of Denver led to serious flash flooding (28th-29th). 108 mobile homes were destroyed and 481 others were damaged in Ft. Collins. 5 people were killed and 40 others injured.