Warm weather fans in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, area will have something to be happy about this week. However Atlantic Ocean bathers may face rough surf prior to the holiday weekend due to Cristobal.
A flow of dry, cool air that moved in over the weekend will be replaced by building warmth and humidity under sunshine through the middle of the week.
High temperatures each day of the week will be in the 80s F with 90-degree weather possible Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures typically range from a low of 63 to a high of 82 during the last week of August.
AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will stop well short of extreme levels reached in the Midwest from Monday, where values reached the 120-degree mark.
The pattern will have fans buzzing and air conditioners humming, before a cooling trend toward the end of the week.
For people trying to get a last-minute break at the beach, there is a concern prior to the weekend.
While Cristobal is forecast to remain at sea, the system will get strong enough and close enough to generate rough surf later this week. There will be the potential for rip currents to become strong and frequent Wednesday into Friday.
Meanwhile in the eastern Pacific, Marie became the strongest hurricane in years and will send big waves and dangerous surf toward Southern California this week.
For those traveling this Labor Day weekend, a zone of unsettled weather with showers and thunderstorms will move slowly eastward through the Central states.
The temblor occurred at 9:07 a.m. Friday, local time (9:07 p.m. EDT Thursday). The quake had a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) reported.
Thundery showers late on Friday and on Friday night will pose a threat of localized torrential rain, high winds and hail.
After intense heat eased some for Thursday, it will once again bake Spain and France to close out this week and expand into Germany and Poland this weekend.
The same front that brought gusty thunderstorms and tornado reports across Missouri Wednesday will once again spark severe weather from the Plains to the Tennessee Valley into Thursday night and beyond.
While parts of India received torrential rainfall during June, impact from El Nino will reassert itself over the upper part of the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia.
Winds and the Gulf Stream current are the likely catalysts behind strange jellyfishlike creatures, Man O' War, popping up on East Coast beaches over the past several weeks.
Philadelphia, PA (1978)
A total of 3.66 inches of rain.
Scranton, PA (1984)
Hail 3/8 of an inch in diameter covered the ground.
Duluth, MN (1992)
49 degrees -- the lowest maximum temperature ever recorded in July.