Harrisburg: Clouds Around Sunday, Warmth to Return Next Week

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
July 20, 2014; 2:05 AM ET
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While some clouds will return to the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, area this weekend, rain will avoid much of the area Sunday.

A wedge of dry air along I-95 and part of the I-81 corridor will fight to keep rain away.

The cool air that expanded from the Midwest will stick around Sunday.

Despite some cloud cover and lower-than-average temperatures for July, the weather will be ideal for most outdoor activities around Harrisburg. However, for people heading to the shore, a weak tropical system over the Atlantic could bring rain for a time. There is a risk of showers and thunderstorms moving northward over the Appalachians west of Harrisburg later this weekend.

Temperatures at night into the weekend will dip into the upper 50s in the countryside but will stop in the 60s in urban areas and at the beach.

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The risk of thunderstorm activity will increase next week as temperature and humidity levels trend upward. Depending on the amount of sunshine, 90-degree temperatures could return for a few days.

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