The flow of Atlantic moisture will yield to advancing dry air from New England and Canada during the middle of the week over the mid-Atlantic.
The swath from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C., and others will have a clearing trend into Wednesday.
Areas farther south in Virginia will experience the rain and drizzle departing, followed by brightening skies.
As the misty conditions disperse, daytime temperatures will trend upward. Areas along the immediate coast will be the last to warm up, however.
The region is likely to be in for an extended period of rain-free weather that should last through much of the weekend in most locations.
The next potential for rain will come from a storm destined to bring snow from Colorado to Minnesota and perhaps renewed flooding problems in part of the Midwest later this week.
After an earthquake hit in the area, the Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, causing a temporary no-fly order.
The North Central states face the most adverse weather this Labor Day weekend, in the form of severe storms and tornadoes which will threaten lives and travelers.
As Cristobal loses its tropical characteristics, attention is turning toward the Bay of Campeche for potential development next week.
The Pittsburgh area will have a turbulent stretch of sun and intermittent thunderstorms for the next several days, including storms that could impact Labor Day weekend plans.
An outbreak of severe weather, including tornadoes, will evolve on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
After another big cooldown, warm and humid weather will bounce back in Boston, during the Labor Day weekend.
New England (1816)
"Year in which there was no summer", otherwise known to weather historians as "1800 and frozen to death" killing frost once again damages sparse corn corp in northern New England...loss of this and other crops led to severe famine in much of New England that winter...and helped spur western migration in spring of 1817.
New England (1965)
A total of 2.5 inches of snow on top of Mt. Washington set an August record. Vermont had a reading of only 25 degrees, while Nantucket had a chilly 39 degrees. Earliest freeze on record at many stations.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.