Sunday will prove to be not as perfect for outdoor plans around Washington, D.C., as Saturday was.
While low humidity, sunshine and dry weather made for a great day to be outside to start the weekend, residents and visitors will have to keep an eye to the sky and an umbrella handy on Sunday.
A shower or thunderstorm will return to the nation's capital Sunday afternoon as a cold front drops into the mid-Atlantic.
While Sunday afternoon will be far from a washout, any shower or thunderstorm threatens to briefly interfere with outdoor activities and sporting events.
One such activity will be the baseball game between the Nationals and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park Sunday evening.
Remember, you are close enough to be stuck by lightning if you hear thunder.
A shower or thunderstorm will still be around on Monday before a period of heavier rain and thunderstorms move through Monday night.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists will be monitoring the potential for this rain to trigger flash flooding. Regardless, travelers both on the ground and in the air should prepare for delays.
Additional bouts of showers and thunderstorms are expected as the new week progresses. The one thing that will remain absent is extreme heat.
Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Northeast on Monday, lashing the region with damaging winds while also unleashing heavy downpours that triggered flash flooding.
A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the Northeast this week, despite a brief reprieve in humidity for some.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures rising across the northwestern United States this week.
Downpours will spread from the lower Mississippi Valley to eastern and central Texas early this week, delivering needed rain but raising the concern for flash flooding.
A renewed risk of severe weather will threaten portions of the north-central United States early this week.
Thousands of structures, including a wildlife refuge home to more than 400 animals, are threatened by the Sand Fire in Southern California.
Off New England (1956)
The Andrea Doria, weighing 29,000 tons was rammed by Swedish liner Stockholm, weighing 12,644 tons, near Nantucket Lightship, MA. Andrea Doria was moving westward through fog while the Stockholm moving eastward in clear weather. Andrea Doria emerged from the fog across bow of Stockholm. Andrea Doria sank 12 hours later; 51 killed by impact or drowned before or during rescue attempts.
St. Bonaventure, Quebec (1975)
A tornado struck in the early morning hours wiping out 65 percent of the town, killing 3 persons and injuring 45. 300 persons were left homeless, and at least 100 buildings were destroyed.
Lawton, OK (1990)
A thunderstorm cluster brought 11" of rain.