Heat, humidity and heavy rain will remain held at bay around Harrisburg through Monday.
Gone is the heavy rain that poured down Friday morning, replaced by drier weather into Monday.
Much of the time through Monday will be rain-free with nothing more than a stray and brief shower dotting the area, especially the outlying suburbs.
The weather will bring good drying conditions with the ground saturated and rivers swollen in the wake of the torrential rain.
While small streams in the area are receding, runoff from the rain that ranged from 2 to 4 inches will continue to flow downstream into the larger rivers.
However, the Susquehanna River is forecast by National Weather Service hydrologists to remain below flood stage this weekend. Where rain was heavier farther to the southwest, moderate flooding is forecast along the Potomac River in Virginia and Maryland.
Temperatures will average slightly below average with highs in the upper 60s and overnight lows are forecast to be in the 40s. Temperatures typically range from the middle 50s to the lower 70s this time of the year.
A warmer Tuesday will follow with times of clouds and sunshine.
The next chance of locally drenching showers and thunderstorms will come at midweek before another stretch of cooler weather follows for late week.
AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski contributed to the content of this story.
Autumn officially starts at 10:29 p.m. EDT on Monday, but it will not feel like autumn in some parts of the U.S.
After storms clipped Chicagoland early Sunday, drier air will filter into the area for the rest of the week.
A brief warmup is in store for residents of the Northeast this weekend before more fall-like conditions return.
The weekend will conclude with a couple of showers throughout the area on Sunday, but more favorable conditions will mark the start of the workweek in Detroit.
In keeping with tradition, temperatures will continue their up-and-down cycle during the second half of September around New York City.
Drier and more tranquil weather will move into the Atlanta area for the upcoming week.