Though Detroit is no longer being faced with the unseasonable warmth that started October, the city does have a handful of warm days ahead.
Friday will be the warmest day of the week, as the high pushes to 72 degrees in the afternoon. Through the weekend, high temperatures will hover around the 70 degree mark. Nighttime lows will be mild in the 50s.
The best chance to get outdoors will be Saturday, as the threat for a couple of showers will arrive on Sunday to close out the weekend. The high will push to 70 degrees, before falling to 51 degrees at night.
Hurricane Ignacio may enhance showers and stir rough surf for the Hawaiian Islands as it approaches next week.
After Erika brings heavy rain and locally gusty winds from Hispaniola eastern Cuba into Friday night, the system will move toward the Bahamas, the Keys and South Florida this weekend.
As many as seven tropical cyclones were churning throughout the world this past week, while smoke from wildfires across the Pacific Northwest led to poor air quality across the region.
Heat and humidity will return to Harrisburg this weekend and hang on into next week.
Heat will linger in Eastern Europe for much of the fall season; meanwhile, the British Isles and northwestern Europe can expect a stormy end to the season.
A five-state tornado outbreak in Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming, Iowa and Missouri occurred on this date. In all, 20 tornadoes were reported. Nine were in Iowa. One near Farragut, IA, in the extreme SW corner of the state, caused several fatalities and numerous injuries.
Sherman Pass, WA (1980)
2 inches of snow.
Pennsylvania & New Jersey (1971)
Tropical Storm Doria caused severe floods in southeastern PA and NJ. Damage estimated at $138 million.