Showers and thunderstorms rumbling across the East Coast on Sunday could spell trouble for those with outdoor plans around Harrisburg.
A shower or thunderstorm will rattle the Harrisburg area Sunday afternoon, threatening to interfere with outdoor plans.
Residents should prepare to move indoors for a time if thunder is heard. Remember that you are then close enough to be struck by lightning.
Clouds will otherwise win out over sunshine to end the weekend, holding temperatures to the lower 80s. Even though summer heat will be absent, humid conditions will not be.
Beyond the weekend, a shower or thunderstorm will still be around on Monday, mainly in the afternoon, before a dry Tuesday unfolds. Patchy fog may slow down motorists during the morning hours.
Each day will be humid as temperatures gradually rise through the 80s.
Bertha, meanwhile during the start of the week, will be steered away from the East Coast.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms into Tuesday night.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Two tropical systems, Madeline and Lester, could pose hazards to Hawaii from the middle of the week into Labor Day weekend.
Though the summer season is winding down, forecasters are predicting a warm start to fall across the Northeast — a weather pattern that could spell bad news for fall foliage lovers.
The worst thing that people who live along coastlines can do is not to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes.
Incredible "snow" hurricane whitened parts of the Catskills.
Santa Cruz (1929)
Coastal Steamer San Juan (over 2,000 tons) was rammed off Pigeon Point near Santa Cruz, CA by the oil tanker S.C.T. Doss which was proceeding at "excessive speed in fog without sounding fog signals". 70 passengers and crew of San Juan drowned.
East Coast (1954)
Hurricane Carol hit with the single greatest property loss to date.