Air conditioners will continue to get a break through at least Friday around Philadelphia.
Dry, cool air will remain in place on Friday in the Philadelphia area. High temperatures will be held to the upper 70s again, which is more common in September. A high of 86 F is typical in mid-August.
Low humidity will complement the weather, creating ideal conditions for many outdoor activities with most baseball fans wishing the Phillies were playing at home.
The dry air is being ushered in following the passage of the storm system that caused Islip on Long Island to shatter New York state's 24-hour rainfall record.
Tannersville, New York, previously held the record with the 11.60 inches that poured down during once-Hurricane Irene on Aug. 27-28, 2011.
Some residents and visitors may opt for a long-sleeved shirt or light jacket at night as temperatures dip into the lower 60s in Center City and the 50s in many suburbs.
Temperatures will rebound back into the lower 80s to start the weekend, but humidity will remain comfortably low and dry weather will persist.
The return of higher humidity and thunderstorms is expected for Sunday.
The wet pattern in the southern Plains over the past several weeks has nearly eliminated drought conditions across the region.
It marked the second time that Mount Shindake has erupted in the last nine months, according to the Global Volcanism Project at the Smithsonian Institution.
A push of cooler air will slash summerlike conditions across the Upper Midwest then in the Northeast beginning this weekend.
Flood-ravaged Texas and Oklahoma are in line for additional rounds of drenching showers and thunderstorms into Saturday night.
The same cold front poised to mark and end to the midsummerlike warmth will also spread rain and thunderstorms into the region this weekend.
Tropical Storm Andres formed Thursday in the eastern Pacific, becoming the first tropical storm of the eastern Pacific season, which runs from May 15 to Nov. 30.