Despite lower temperatures around Cleveland this weekend, rain and thunderstorms will hinder weekend plans.
While temperatures trended nearly 10 degrees below normal on Saturday, rain deterred plans for those headed to the Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Aside from cooler air Saturday, a shower or thunderstorm is in the forecast for Saturday afternoon and evening, as well as Sunday.
Those headed to the festival again on Sunday should plan to bring an umbrella and a light jacket.
Although stormy weather will continue on Sunday, temperatures will rise, nearing the 80 F mark. Overnight lows both nights will be consistently in the low 60s.
More seasonable temperatures will return to the city by next week, as highs near the upper 80s by Tuesday. However, with the return of warmer air, the humidity will also rise significantly.
Sunny skies will reign over the city both Monday and Tuesday but the city's next chance for thunderstorms will come at midweek.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will increase across southern Florida as a tropical disturbance shifts northwestward from Cuba this weekend.
Slow-moving and repetitive downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the western Gulf Coast into early next week.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan early in the new week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Hawaii is facing not one, but two tropical threats next week as Madeline and Lester churn westward.
Hot and dry weather will greet fans and competitors at the 2016 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, New York, as play begins Monday, Aug. 29.
The Bronx, NY (1990)
Strong thunderstorms dumped 4.24 inches of rain.
Nassau, NY (1990)
Thunderstorm winds overturned boat, injuring 12.
Mt. Washington, NH (1856)
A total of 3 inches of snow on peak of mountain.