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.
Cyclonic Storm Kyant will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on parts of eastern India later this week as Diwali festivities take place.
A storm will slide in from the Midwest to bring another dose of cold rain and heavy, wet snow to parts of the northeastern United States from Wednesday night into Friday.
As many as three storms will roll in from the Pacific Ocean and bring rounds of soaking rain and high-country snow to California from late this week to early next week.
The severe drought in the northeastern U.S. has left most of the region reeling for months as farmers have been forced to work with arid land.
Dry weather is expected across much of Germany this weekend and will make for ideal conditions for viewing of autumn foliage or attending outdoor events.
Approximately one in 10 Americans may suffer from some degree of severe weather fear, including phobias related to extreme weather events, lightning and even clouds.
Kalamozoo, MI (1997)
Heavy snow brought power lines down, leaving 44,000 people without power.
Rutland, MA (1764)
"...very high wind...snow fell 22 inches deep." Journal of Seth Metcalf, age 20.
Salem, NC & Bethabara, NC (1793)
After storm, cold winds brought on snow which fell "several inches deep".