Thunderstorms will be few and far between each day through the weekend around Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.
A light flow of air from Ontario will allow humidity levels to gradually lower into the first part of the weekend.
Most areas through Sunday will be free of rain. However, a stray, popup downpour cannot be ruled out in the afternoons and evenings through Friday and again later in the day on Sunday.
Rain-free weather is expected through Saturday with the chance for showers and thunderstorms returning on Sunday. The most likely time for a weather-related disruption to play at Camden Yards this weekend for the series with the Rays will be for Sunday afternoon's game.
High temperatures each day will be in the middle to upper 80s. Each day will bring partial sunshine.
Heat and humidity will build during the first part of next week, before cooler air moves in over the Independence Day weekend.
Both the transition to hot and humid conditions and then to cooler weather can be accompanied by strong thunderstorms. The details will unfold over the next few days.
Joaquin continues its journey across the northern Atlantic toward Europe, where it is expected to impact Spain and Portugal this weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A fall-like weekend is in store for the Northeast, after rain and thunderstorms will dampen the region on Friday.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
Oho will hit parts of British Columbia and Alaska with drenching rain, gusty winds and pounding seas before the week comes to an end.
Cheyenne, WY (1990)
All-time October snowfall for 24 hours - a total of 7.9 inches fell. The total for the entire storm was 9 inches.
Fort Wayne, IN (1992)
Straight - line thunderstorm winds of 125 mph destroyed 5 homes and damaged 99.
Victoria BC (1997)
5,000 left without power as a result of an early morning storm.