As a storm brings everything from snow and ice to flooding and tornadoes to parts of the nation this weekend, less violent weather is in the offing around central Pennsylvania.
The only major travel concern locally is for areas of dense fog through Saturday night and gusty winds Sunday.
Occasional rain will fall through Sunday around the region, washing away the snow.
Temperatures are forecast to reach record high levels on Sunday. The existing record high on Sunday at State College is 60 degrees set in 1990.
Much colder air will sweep back into the region Monday night, Tuesday and into Christmas Day.
Flurries are possible Tuesday and Tuesday night. There is a chance of a dusting of snow on the ground by Christmas.
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The late-season swelter will continue along much of the Atlantic Seaboard through the week as tens of millions head back to school and work.
The next Atlantic tropical depression or storm may take shape in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico's Bay of Campeche during the next couple of days.
A second volcanic eruption occurred on Sunday morning in Iceland in the same area that had one on Friday.
Severe thunderstorms will threaten holiday festivities across parts of the Midwest to close out the extended Labor Day weekend.
While flooding is a threat, monsoonal rains will be beneficial for most areas across northwest India this week.
Gusty winds, large hail and power outages occurred Sunday into Monday morning in the north-central United States.
Milwaukee, WI (1988)
Hottest summer on record. Six days of 100 degrees or greater and 36 days of 90 or above. Average temperature of 73.8 beat the old record of 72.8 set in 1921 and 1955. The normal average tempera- ture for a summer in Milwaukee is 68.3 degrees.
Washington Co., IA (1897)
Hail fell and drifted in piles 6 feet deep in Washington County.
Yuma, AZ (1950)
123 degrees - hottest temperature ever in Yuma. Yuma is the hottest city in the U.S.