Umbrellas can be left at home around Harrisburg, Pa., through Wednesday.
High pressure will promote a dry stretch of weather in Harrisburg through Wednesday, unlike what was occurring one year ago as Sandy barreled onshore.
The arrival of fresh cool air will hold Tuesday's high to the upper 50s underneath a mixture of sun and clouds. It will turn noticeably warmer Wednesday with highs reaching the upper 60s.
A shower or two from another storm will graze the city on Thursday with steadier rain likely to follow Thursday night. Any lingering rain Friday morning will taper off by the afternoon.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring the potential for gusty winds to accompany Friday's showers.
Thursday night's soaker should hold off until after trick-or-treating hours as long as the storm delivering the rain does not reach the Northeast quicker than currently expected. Even if the steadiest rain waits until Friday, a stray shower should still be around Thursday evening.
Ahead of the late-week storm, mild air will be drawn into the Northeast and boost temperatures in Harrisburg to around 70 degrees for both Thursday and Friday.
Tropical Storm Fung-wong will continue to inundate the Philippines before taking aim at Taiwan and Japan.
A brief warmup is in store for residents of the Northeast this weekend before more fall-like conditions return.
A search for a sheriff's deputy in Austin, Texas, will continue Friday, after she called for help as she was trapped in flood waters.
Odile and other weather systems will bring both dangerous flooding and drought-busting rain in parts of Texas and eastern New Mexico.
The peak of hurricane season, among other things, arrives in the fall.
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New Orleans, LA (1947)
Hurricane eye over New Orleans; barometer reading of 28.61 inches; 51 lost, $110 million.
Brownsville, TX (1967)
Hurricane Beulah dumped 12.19" of rain, setting a 24 hour rainfall record.
Central U.S. (1991)
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