A storm responsible for drenching rain over part of the Central states this week will brush the Washington, D.C., area this weekend with nothing more than a bit of rain at times
While dry air will win the battle into Friday, the region will be on the edge of drenching rain over southern and central Virginia, and dry, sunny weather over New England this weekend.
With some cloud cover and spotty rain both days of the weekend will bring cooler-than-average air by day and seasonable conditions at night. Typical highs this time of the year are around 87 F, with lows near 70 F.
When the sun and moon are visible this weekend, they may seem hazy at times. The haze will not likely be from high humidity. Smoke from fires thousands of miles away in northern Canada can drift over head on occasion.
Cool air will stick around the Northeast into next week.
Warmer weather relative to normal is forecast for the second half of August.
Tropical Storm Matthew has formed in the Caribbean could take a turn toward the United States as a hurricane next week.
It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
Rain will spread over much of the northeastern U.S. into the weekend, but persistent downpours will raise the flood risk in part of the mid-Atlantic.
The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon.
Improving weather over the next several days will aid officials in battling wildfires across California.
A new typhoon is brewing in the western Pacific Ocean and could pose a risk to Japan, Taiwan and eastern China next week.
Violent thunderstorms along a cold front. 2-4 inches of rain and 60-mph winds in places. Lawrence, KS, had golf ball-sized hail and winds to 80 mph.
Orange Park, FL (1991)
A total of 8.00 inches of rain at Argyle, FL near Orange Park. Orange Park had 5 inches.
Green Mts., VT (1991)
Snow flurries briefly whitened the ground and automobiles.