The weather will remain free of rain with seasonable temperatures through the weekend around Boston and throughout New England. Rain will follow the dry weather on Monday, especially on the Cape.
While an offshore storm will continue to be watched, indications are that moisture from the storm will stay south and east of the the region during this weekend.
The only potential problem for travelers through Sunday will be patchy early morning fog, mainly along the interior rivers. The weather will be great for outdoor plans and projects.
For those in search of flaming Fall foliage, your best bets will be to head to northern New England or northern upstate New York. However, decent color may be found toward the Berkshires and in southern New Hampshire.
If you are heading to high school and college football, bring a jacket and wear long sleeves for the evening games and bring sunglasses for the afternoon games.
Any rain from the offshore storm would likely hold off until later Sunday night and Monday as some moisture tries to wrap in from the east. There is a chance rain backs all the way to the west across Massachusetts, Connecticut and southern New Hampshire.
The surf will become rough along Cape Cod with building seas forecast for offshore fishing and shipping interests Sunday into Tuesday.
Unsettled weather for the extended Labor Day weekend will be across the Southeast, Upper Midwest, northern Rockies and the Four Corners.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the South Carolina coast through the middle of the week.
A stormy weather pattern will prevail through September across much of southern South America.
While lulls in tropical activity in the Atlantic will continue, a rapid end to the hurricane season in September does not always occur during an El Niño.
Tropical Depression 14-E is several hundred miles southwest of Mexico and is expected to strengthen slowly into a tropical storm.
Heat will be erased by an autumnlike air mass across parts of northern Europe.
Matecumbe Key, FL (1935)
Labor Day Hurricane hit Florida. Pressure at Matecumbe Key dipped to 26.35"/892.3 mb. Most intense hurricane ever to hit the U.S. with 200-mph wind. Tide of 15 feet; 408 dead.
Mecca, CA (1950)
126 degrees - highest ever for U.S. in Sept.
East Coast (1775)