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.
Tropical Depression Nine is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm and will turn toward Florida with heavy rain, gusty winds and the risk of flooding late this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance has moved off the coast of Africa and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
A swarm of tropical systems cruising the Atlantic Ocean will raise surf and risks to beachgoers along the East coast of the United States into Labor Day weekend.
Two tropical systems, Madeline and Lester, could pose hazards to Hawaii into Labor Day weekend.
While warmth will dominate much of Asia this autumn, drought relief is on the way for southeastern areas, but tropical cyclones could threaten lives and property surrounding the Bay of Bengal.
Thousands of Louisiana families are still cleaning up following the devastating floods that destroyed their homes.