Harrisburg to Have a Damp End to the Week

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
April 4, 2014; 3:45 AM ET
Share |

After a cool and damp Friday in Harrisburg, Pa., a dry and mild weekend is in store.

A damp breeze off the ocean will generally keep temperatures in the lower 50s on Friday.

The typical high for the area this time of the year is 58 F.

According to Senior Meteorologist Brett Anderson, "The easterly flow setup on Friday is very common for the mid-Atlantic during April into May."

In addition to low clouds, drizzle and cool air from the Atlantic, remnants of thunderstorms from the Midwest will reach the area in the form of rain. It is possible the storms survive the trip into the cool air to bring downpours with thunder and lightning Friday night.

Dry air is projected to sweep in over the weekend on brisk winds from the west and northwest.

High temperatures will generally be in the upper 50s to the lower 60s Saturday and Sunday.

RELATED:
Detailed Harrisburg Forecast
Harrisburg Interactive Radar
Damaging Storms to Strike Cleveland to Atlanta Friday

Tune in to AccuWeather LIVE Midday every weekday at noon EDT. We will be talking about the mild, damp weather locally and severe weather over the Central states.

Comments

Comments left here should adhere to the AccuWeather.com Community Guidelines. Profanity, personal attacks, and spam will not be tolerated.

More Weather News

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High N/A
Low N/A
Precip N/A

WeatherWhys®

This Day In Weather History

South Florida (2007)
Record high of 89 in Fort Lauderdale.(Old record was 87 in 2001.) Miami recorded 90; breaking the record of 87 in 2001.

New England (1947)
Deepest modern snowstorm at Reedsboro, VT: 50" in 3 days and 47" at Peru, MA.

Jackson, MS (1966)
Deadly tornado; 56 killed.