In the wake of locally severe thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and evening, much cooler air flows across the Harrisburg area and southern Pennsylvania to end the week.
Canadian air settled in over the region early Friday, with much lower temperatures and humidity, as well as a gusty breeze. Some people will feel refreshed, while others may mind the sudden chill. That breeze should prevent fog Friday morning.
The pattern into the weekend could yield some of the lowest temperatures of the season so far for southern and central Pennsylvania. High temperatures may fail to reach 70 degrees in some locations.
Windswept rain from Gabrielle, well off the Atlantic coast of the U.S. is forecast to spread from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland, Canada Friday into Saturday.
Rounds of drenching thunderstorms could bring drought relief to parts of the southern United States into July.
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Thunderstorms may provide the Northeast some relief for locations currently experiencing drought conditions.
Before air conditioning existed, people had to be creative when trying to stay comfortable in sweltering conditions.
A persistent storm track will keep summer warmth out of the United Kingdom through much of July.
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Record highs: Missoula: 98 (95/1985) Butte: 94 (90/1966) Anaconda: 94 (89/1984) Helena: 99 (95/2006) Kalispell: 92 (90/1984) Drummond: 96 (95/1984) Belgrade: 100 (93/1984)
Monmouth, NJ (1778)
Battle of Monmouth in NJ fought "in sweltering heat; the thermometer stood at 96 degrees in the shade." There were more casualties form the heat than from bullets.
SW Wisconsin (1865)
A tornado tore a path 40 miles long and 480 feet wide from Viroqua to Hillsboro, killing 24 and and injuring 100.