Harrisburg: Drenching Showers to Retreat This Weekend

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
August 22, 2014; 5:05 AM ET
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Following a surge of humidity and drenching showers to end the week, dry and cooler air will push southward across the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, area this weekend.

The pattern will continue to bring the risk of flash flooding and locally gusty, damaging storms into Friday.

Humidity levels will drop Saturday into Sunday, while showers and spotty drenching storms shift to the south. Only spotty showers are forecast on Saturday.

As the dry air takes hold, cloud cover will retreat to the south as well by Sunday.

Temperatures are forecast to remain below average through the weekend. Highs Saturday and Sunday will be in the 70s F. Temperatures typically range from a low of 64 F to a high of 83.

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During next week, there are signs of some warmer weather for a few days, especially during the last few days of August. Temperatures may climb well into the 80s.

AccuWeather meteorologists will also be monitoring a system in the Caribbean this weekend. Tropical activity usually ramps up late in August. September is typically the most active month in terms of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin.

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