Harrisburg: Showers to Retreat by Sunday

By , Senior Meteorologist
August 23, 2014; 3:06 AM ET
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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.

RELATED:
Detailed Harrisburg Forecast
Harrisburg Interactive Weather Radar
AccuWeather.com MinuteCast™ for Harrisburg

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

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