A few last April showers are on the way, according to the National Weather Service.

Showers of the "pop-up variety" are expected across the state over the next two days, said Lenore Correia, a meteorologist with the weather service.

Sunday and Monday are expected to be chilly and damp, with highs in the mid-50s on Sunday and lower 50s on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

"[Showers] will be pretty spotty, not like the heavy rain like we've been seeing," Correia said. "It will last pretty much throughout the days."

Tuesday's weather will be similar to Saturday's, said Correia, with partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s, which is 10 degrees above the seasonal average for the Boston area.


After a Tuesday "transition day," temperatures are expected to soar in mid-week, reaching into the 80s by Wednesday, according to meteorologist Kim Buttrick.

Buttrick said he anticipates "summertime warmth."

Thirty-one years ago Saturday was the start of the infamous April snowstorm of 1987. The historic late-season winter storm brought as many as 22 inches of snow to areas including Rhode Island and central and northwest Massachusetts, according to the National Weather Service.

More than 180,000 homes and businesses lost power across New England, with many left in the dark for days. Boston tallied about 4 inches of snow during the storm, which lasted from April 28 that year into the next day.

So is it safe to put away the snow boots yet?

"I think it's pretty safe," Buttrick said.

It's the end of April, and we'll take it.

Samantha J. Gross can be reached at samantha.gross@globe.com. Maddie Kilgannon can be reached at maddie.kilgannon@globe.com.