While chilly air and a biting breeze linger in the East, periods of sunshine will nudge temperatures a little by day this weekend around Harrisburg, Pa.
Highs this weekend will be in the mid-50s.
Nighttime lows will be near freezing over the countryside and in the mid-30s to near 40 degrees in the cities.
For folks out and about this weekend RealFeel® temperatures will average 10 to 15 degrees lower than the average temperature.
No major storms will affect the region through early next week. However, depending on the track of one or more storms to affect the Rockies, the weather has the potential to get unsettled in the Appalachians and East Coast sometime late next week.
While powerful Hurricane Ignacio is expected to pass north of Hawaii early this week, the island chain will not be able to escape all of the impacts.
Tropical Storm Fred has formed off of the African Coast and will threaten the Cape Verde Islands early this week.
While Erika has weakened to a tropical rainstorm, Florida will still become the target of potentially flooding downpours this week.
A strong storm system moved into Washington on Saturday, delivering powerful winds that lead to widespread damage and power outages.
A push of summer heat and humidity will make its way into the Northeast this week.
The 2015 US Open Tennis championships begin Aug.31 and heat and humidity will return for to the Big Apple for the tournament's first week.
Houston, TX (1990)
A total of 0.31 inches of rain today. This was the first measurable rain in Houston since July 30th with 0.16 inches. This is the longest dry spell ever in Houston in August.
Philadelphia, PA (1991)
Mercury reached 90 degrees or better for the 49th day this year, as the high was 92. This tied the all-time record for the most 90 plus days in a year, set in 1988. The record would be broken in September. The total for 1991 was 53 days.
West Chester, PA (1922)
So much hail fell that fields were covered with up to two feet drifted hail--the next day!!