Sunshine and less humid conditions are in the offing for Baltimore and Washington, D.C., this weekend, but not before more downpours drench the region into Friday night.
Clouds, high humidity and rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms will rule through Friday evening.
The pattern will bring an ongoing risk of flash and urban flooding that can greatly slow travel and disrupt outdoor activities. Be prepared for direct and indirect flight delays Friday evening as the storms will reach from Boston to Atlanta.
A few communities can also be hit by a gusty thunderstorms into the evening hours.
For fans heading to the Orioles games in the evenings through Friday, have some raingear handy in case a downpour develops over the ballpark with little notice. Be prepared to take cover if storms approach.
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Both days of the weekend will feature bright sunshine with cool nights and mornings, as well as warm afternoons.
After the cloudy and wet weather this week, not only dad but everyone deserves a break courtesy of Mother Nature.
Looking into next week, the weather pattern will bring some of the warmest weather of the season so far with a chance of temperatures reaching the 90s on multiple days.
How hot it gets will depend on the amount of sunshine versus complexes of thunderstorms that may roll in from the Midwest.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
A strengthening storm system will bring the threat for flooding, mudslides and severe thunderstorms to areas from Italy into the Balkans later Friday into the 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 "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
“It was by far the most intimidating natural disaster I have ever chased,” Storm Chaser and Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer said of the historic flooding in South Carolina.
Cool weekend weather is in store for the Northeast after rain and thunderstorms dampen the region on Friday.
The East (1988)
Big early season chill Philadelphia 35 (tied record) Atlantic City 30 Newark, NJ 35 Bridgeport, CT 31 Hartford, CT 28
Binghamton, NY (2000)
1" of snow - the earliest date on record an inch or more of snow has fallen.
San Antonio, TX (2000)
A high temperature of 45 degrees (the average high on this date is 84 degrees).