While umbrellas will still be needed on Saturday, dry air will push southward across the Harrisburg area later this weekend.
Residents, however, will have to deal with another day of morning fog and showers wetting the city and threatening to disrupt outdoor plans.
As clouds win out over sunshine, temperatures will be held to the middle 70s. That is roughly 10 degrees below normal for late August.
As the dry air takes hold, rain chances will be gone from Harrisburg on Sunday as cloud cover also retreats to the south. Motorists should still use caution during the early morning hours of Sunday as fog will once again start the day and reduce visibility.
The return of some sunshine will boost temperatures back to around the 80-degree mark Sunday afternoon.
Since humidity will also be lower than recent days, Sunday will definitely be the better half of the weekend for outdoor activities and sporting events.
During next week, there are signs of some warmer weather for a few days. Temperatures may climb well into the 80s.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will increase across southern Florida as a tropical disturbance shifts northwestward from Cuba this weekend.
Slow-moving and repetitive downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the western Gulf Coast into early week.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan early in the new week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Hawaii is facing two tropical threats this week as Madeline and Lester churn westward.
Hot and dry weather will greet fans and competitors at the 2016 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, New York, as play begins Monday, Aug. 29.
Rochester, MN (1979)
2.73 inches of rain fell in 50 minutes making this the wettest August on record. (9.52 inches of rain so far this month). The heavy downpour flooded the streets of Rochester, stranding about 1,500 cars.
A five-state tornado outbreak in Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming, Iowa and Missouri occurred on this date. In all, 20 tornadoes were reported. Nine were in Iowa. One near Farragut, IA, in the extreme SW corner of the state, caused several fatalities and numerous injuries.
Sherman Pass, WA (1980)
2 inches of snow.