After locally drenching showers and thunderstorms and the usual clouds affect New York City into Saturday night, some sunshine will appear for mom on Sunday.
A slow-moving storm affecting the Central states much of this week will pick up some forward speed this weekend.
As moisture with the storm system drifts through into Saturday night, there is the potential for highly localized urban flooding with the corresponding travel delays and disruptions to outdoor activities.
A small area of high pressure should be just strong enough to allow dry air to mix down from aloft and break up clouds and prevent shower activity in the Northeast on Sunday.
With more of a westerly flow of air, chilly air from the Atlantic will be shut off. Temperatures will climb well into the 70s and could touch 80 F in some locations through Sunday.
The warmest day of the bunch is likely to be Monday, just ahead of a back door cool front approaching form the north. Temperatures may climb well into the 80s.
The temperature reached 80 for the first time this season on Saturday. The last time the temperature hit 80 or higher in Central Park was on Oct. 4, when the high was 86.
Cooler, Atlantic Ocean air is likely to return later Tuesday and Wednesday.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Georgia coast through the middle of the week.
A rapid shutdown of tropical activity and an end to hurricane season in early September is not likely this year, despite a strong El Nino.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
The vast majority of the time through the Labor Day weekend will feature sunshine with unseasonably warm afternoons around New York City.
Fall will make an early debut across the Northwest as October-like chill spreads across the region for the first week of September.
The calendar may be flipping to September but summer is not going anywhere just yet across the Northeast.