Sunshine will return to the Boston area this weekend, but not before downpours move through Friday into Saturday.
The pattern will bring a risk of flash and urban flooding that can greatly slow travel and disrupt outdoor activities.
For fans heading to the Red Sox game Friday evening, have some rain gear handy in case a downpour develops over the ballpark with little notice. Be prepared to take cover if thunderstorms approach.
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While there is a chance of showers lingering into Saturday afternoon, the period from Saturday night through Monday looks to be free of rain.
Abundant sunshine and low humidity are in the offing for Father's Day.
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Manhattanhenge occurs four times a year: twice in the summer during the setting sun and twice in the winter during the rising sun.
The wet pattern in the southern Plains over the past several weeks has nearly eliminated drought conditions across the region.
Severe storms ripped across Texas, Oklahoma and Mexico, leaving destruction and death in their wake as the extended Memorial Day weekend came to a close.
A tornado struck a drilling rig in Canadian, Texas, Wednesday night and caused several injuries.
Mount Shindake erupted for the second time in the last nine months on Friday, according to the Global Volcanism Project at the Smithsonian Institution.
Area from Wallace to Kearney counties: a great hailstorm caused $6 million damage.
Ohio Valley (1982)
Severe thunderstorms: Tornado in Marion, IL killed 12, caused $100 million damage. Columbus, OH had a wind gust to 76 mph. Louisville, KY pelted by hail 2" in diameter.
Yuma, AZ (1877)
Severe two-day sandstorm.