Showers and thunderstorms will soon return to the Harrisburg area but not until after the weekend.
Dry and warm weather will instead hold through Sunday, creating another great day for those with outdoor activities.
Temperatures will approach 85 F as some residents may also notice an increase in humidity.
At Long Pond, Pennsylvania, for the Pocono 400 on Sunday, sunshine will throttle the temperature to near 80 F after a traditional cool early June start. Thunderstorms building to the west in the afternoon should hold off until after the race.
If it is the beach you had in mind on this great weekend for swimming, remember surf temperatures are in the mid- to upper 60s and can pose a risk of cold water shock for some individuals.
Get your fill of sunshine and outdoor plans in this weekend, as much of the new week is likely to be unsettled with showers and thunderstorms around on a nearly daily basis.
Those traveling westward on the Pennsylvania Turnpike or U.S. 322 will encounter a thunderstorm as soon as Sunday afternoon in the Laurel Mountains and toward State College.
The showers and thunderstorms will reach the Harrisburg area starting Sunday night.
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The threat of severe weather will shift east on Tuesday with storms set to erupt from South Dakota to Texas.
Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.
A powerful autumn storm will take shape across the central U.S. during the middle of the week, with another one set to develop at the end of the week.
Unusually high water temperatures throughout the North Pacific Ocean have brought sightings of uncommon species to the area as well as concerns from researchers about how it could affect native species.
The Chicago area is set for a roller-coaster weather pattern over the next few days as temperatures rise and fall in between alternating sunny and stormy skies.
Temperatures will seem like they are on a roller coaster ride in the Detroit area as we head into the month of October.
Central and Western NY (1991)
Record cold morning; Buffalo, had 32 degrees, tying the all-time September low. Syracuse dropped to 28 degrees, breaking the old record of 32 set in 1942. Albany hit 28, erasing the 29-degree mark of 1951. Other lows (not official records) included: 21 degrees at Angelica, 22 at Watertown, 24 at Ithaca and 25 at Elmira.
Johnstown, PA (1993)
Light snow in the city did not accumulate but up to 3" accumulated at the airport.
Goldsboro, NC (1999)
30" of rain in September.