While clouds win out over sunshine across the New York City area this weekend, rain will avoid much of the area.
A wedge of dry air along the I-95 corridor will fight to keep rain away.
Nothing more than a brief shower will pass through with a bit of steadier rain crossing eastern Long Island.
Temperatures will continue to be held a bit below normal as humidity remains low.
Despite the cloud cover, the weather will be ideal for most outdoor activities ranging from jogging, swimming and Yankees baseball to construction, yard work and painting projects.
Tranquil winds and waves is forecast for the Brooklyn Bridge Swim on Sunday.
Temperatures at night into the weekend will dip into the 50s in the northern and western suburbs but will stop in the 60s in urban areas and at the beach.
The comfortable weather around Boston will hold through Monday before a significant increase in warmth and humidity occurs on Tuesday.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are concerned for that steamy air to trigger strong thunderstorms later Thursday as a cold front arrives.
While Hurricane Ignacio is expected to pass north of Hawaii early this week, the island chain will not be able to escape all of the impacts.
Hurricane Fred, the second hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, has formed off the African coast and will blast the Cape Verde Islands early this week.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Carolina coast through Tuesday.
A 14-year-old boy from Texas died Sunday after contracting a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm freshwater.
A push of summer heat and humidity will make its way into the Northeast this week.