Three people struggle with their umbrellas against high winds in New York, Feb. 16, 2016.
Mark Lennihan—AP
February 17, 2016 8:28 AM EST

Take off your parkas and get out your umbrellas — only two days after some of the coldest weather in decades blasted the Northeast, vastly warmer conditions moved in Tuesday, flipping temperatures by as much as 60 degrees and opening the rain buckets.

New York City, which fell to minus-1 degree on Valentine’s Day, hit a high of 54 on Tuesday. Binghamton, New York, went from a low of minus-18 on Sunday to a high of 43 on Tuesday. Boston, which plunged to minus-9 degrees on Sunday, basked in 50 degrees Tuesday.

“February has certainly been an interesting month,” said Danielle Banks, a meteorologist for The Weather Channel…

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