Warm weather will continue around Harrisburg, Pa., through the weekend and into Monday, which is good news for those looking for ideal outdoor conditions.
Highs will be in the upper 60s to the lower 70s Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
A couple of showers are possible during the day Friday with the chance of a few hours of steady rain Friday night.
Dry weather is forecast to return this weekend, including the Harrisburg 5K and the Garden Spot Village Marathon at New Holland, Pa., on Saturday. There is also the Spring Thaw Man Cave and Brewery Collectibles Show at Mechanicsburg, Pa., on Saturday.
The weather will be great for fishing on Saturday as thousands of anglers take to streams and lakes to seek out millions of stocked trout on opening day for much of Pennsylvania.
A balmy breeze is forecast on Monday with enough sunshine to drive temperatures well into the 70s. A few locations may touch 80 F on Monday. For much of the Northeast, Monday will be the warmest day since early October.
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An intense band of heavy rainfall will continue across South Carolina and parts of North Carolina, bringing storm total rainfall across some areas over one foot.
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.
NE Maine & Bay of Fundy (1869)
"Saxby's Gale & Great New England Rainstorm & Flood -- Storm predicted a year previously great wind/tide damage in ME and New Brunswick high floods all New England 12.35" at Canton, CT.
Denver, CO (1969)
9.6 inches of snow fell. October of 1969 would end up being the coldest and snowiest of record for Denver with 31.2 inches of snow for the entire month.
Early season snowstorm claimed 17 lives in Central New York and injured 332. Vermont suffered 17 million dollars in damage. Albany New York received 6 inches of snow which was their earliest measurable snow in 117 years of records.