Temperatures are expected to slowly return to seasonable levels in Cleveland by the weekend after running well below normal at midweek.
Dry weather will accompany the gradual warmup with highs climbing to near 80 F on Friday.
A typical high temperature for this time of year is 83 F.
While the weekend will bring near-normal temperatures, it will also bring the return of showers and thunderstorms to the area.
Those headed to the Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds this weekend may want to take the umbrella with a shower or thunderstorm in the forecast both on Saturday and Sunday.
Temperatures will reach the lower 80s both days this weekend with overnight lows in the 60s.
Temperatures will continue to rise heading into next week with highs in the middle 80s and the continued risk of a shower or thunderstorm.
The weather pattern that delivered drenching rain and flooding to Texas and the southern Plains during May will soak the Southeast states for the next week or two.
Accompanying the start of Meteorological Summer will be wet weather and the risk of flooding in the Northeast as well as unseasonably cool conditions in New England.
A brief period of tranquil weather will occur across the United Kingdom and neighboring northern Europe during the middle of the week.
June through August will feature the return of needed rain and mountain snow to central Chile. Meanwhile, dryness will persist across drought-stricken northern Brazil.
Andres remains a major hurricane over the open Pacific Ocean while Blanca continues to strengthen closer to Mexico.
Rockaway, NJ (1915)
Snow showers reported by press (Morris County).
Alexandria, VA (1945)
Severe thunderstorm dropped hailstones the size of oranges in a 20 x 40 mile area, shattering 14,000 window panes.
Scorching temperatures in South Carolina and Georgia. Charleston set an all-time record high of 106 while Savannah set an all-time record for June of 104.