Heat, humidity and heavy rain will remain held at bay around Harrisburg through Monday.
Gone is the heavy rain that poured down Friday morning, replaced by drier weather into Monday.
Much of the time through Monday will be rain-free with nothing more than a stray and brief shower dotting the area, especially the outlying suburbs.
The weather will bring good drying conditions with the ground saturated and rivers swollen in the wake of the torrential rain.
While small streams in the area are receding, runoff from the rain that ranged from 2 to 4 inches will continue to flow downstream into the larger rivers.
However, the Susquehanna River is forecast by National Weather Service hydrologists to remain below flood stage this weekend. Where rain was heavier farther to the southwest, moderate flooding is forecast along the Potomac River in Virginia and Maryland.
Temperatures will average slightly below average with highs in the upper 60s and overnight lows are forecast to be in the 40s. Temperatures typically range from the middle 50s to the lower 70s this time of the year.
A warmer Tuesday will follow with times of clouds and sunshine.
The next chance of locally drenching showers and thunderstorms will come at midweek before another stretch of cooler weather follows for late week.
AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski contributed to the content of this story.
Heavy rain and major flooding will continue to threaten lives and property in and around the Carolinas this weekend despite Hurricane Joaquin tracking away from the United States.
While Hurricane Joaquin is tracking away from the coast, indirect impacts will still threaten lives and property in parts of the eastern United States into Monday.
Mujigae will bring flooding and strong winds to parts of southern China early next week.
An invasion of summerlike heat will be felt across parts of South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales early this week.
As Joaquin bypasses the Eastern Seaboard this weekend, sports fans across the mid-Atlantic and Carolinas may need rain gear.
Coastal flooding and heavy rain caused significant problems across the mid-Atlantic region on Friday and more impacts are expected through the weekend.
Kansas City, MO (1998)
4.24" of rain.
Brampton, MA (1673)
"There was a storm of rain and snow so that the ground was covered with snow, and some of it continued to Oct. 6th." C. W. Chase, hist. of Haverhill. Early snow of the century.
Philadelphia, PA (1777)
Battle of Germantown: "It had been misty at sunrise. The mist thickened into fog; the fog grew more dense." Great confusion ensued, American troops fired on each other and the battle was lost.