Harrisburg: Drenching Rain to Precede Sunny Weekend

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
June 5, 2014; 4:41 AM ET
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A system delivering severe weather over the Central states at midweek will bring rain and thunderstorms Wednesday night into Thursday around Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The rain will follow a break of dry weather from Wednesday.

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The rain Wednesday night into early Thursday morning has the potential to be heavy and disruptive, while severe weather is likely to swing well to the south of the region.

In the wake of the rain into early Thursday, the stretch of days from Friday through Sunday will bring at least partial sunshine and a warming trend. High temperatures will range upward through the 80s.

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The weather during much of this weekend will offer great opportunities to be outdoors.

Thunderstorms may move in from the west Sunday evening.


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