Harrisburg: Rain to Dampen Weekend Plans

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
August 2, 2014; 2:34 AM ET
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Rain will converge along the Atlantic Seaboard this weekend with Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, caught on the edge.

As more humid air begins to push back in from the Atlantic Ocean this weekend, a series of disturbances moving up from the south will unleash downpours.

One or more rounds of rain and thunderstorms are in the offing this weekend that cannot only slow travel at times, but also soak a day at the beach or the ballpark.

There is a chance of rain during each of the Major League Baseball games this weekend in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and New York City.

How high temperatures get this weekend will depend on cloud cover and the timing and duration of the rainfall, which could last several hours both days.

High temperatures are forecast to range from the 70s to the lower 80s, which is well below the average high in the middle 80s for early August.

More typical warmth, humidity and less rain is forecast for next week.

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