Following a soaking rain on Friday, drier weather has made a return to Baltimore just in time for the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes.
The rain-free weather and a breeze from the west will help to dry the track surface after nearly 2 inches of rain soaked the area on Friday.
Post time for Saturday's Preakness is 6:18 p.m. EDT, with temperatures at race time in the upper 60s.
Those headed to the track can expect temperatures to climb through the 60s as the day progresses, making a run towards 70F in the late afternoon.
The sun will also make an appearance for the race, but will mix with clouds as they swing in from the west.
The entire region will not be dry across the board on Saturday, however.
Spotty showers are forecast to develop west of Baltimore, and with a wind from the west, they may try and nose their way towards the track.
In the event that one of these showers does pass over the track, it will likely be brief and not have a significant impact on the track's surface.
Anyone sticking around the Baltimore area for the second half of the weekend can expect more of the same weather for Sunday.
Highs are forecast to climb to around the 70-degree mark with partial sunshine and a breeze from the northwest.
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
Rain and thunderstorms will continue to cause travel delays and raise the risk of isolated flooding in parts of the northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada into the weekend.
Typhoon Haima made a second landfall in southeastern China on Friday after leaving at least 13 dead in the northern Philippines.
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest, while two powerful typhoons struck the Philippines within a four-day span.
A dramatic change to colder weather, and in some cases a taste of winter with snow, will take place this weekend.
Powerful solar storms can devastate the world's interconnected power grids, airline operations, satellites and communications networks.
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No rain from August 28-October 22. Severe drought throughout Southeast.
Temperature reached 104 degrees at San Diego (record for date). Record for date 100 degrees at Los Angeles (downtown). Climax of heat wave of record duration in Southern California.
Ottawa, Canada (1988)
Record October snowstorm brings 21 cm (just over 8 inches).