The coastal storm that funneled heavy rain into Harrisburg and south-central Pennsylvania Thursday into Friday will continue settling south on Sunday.
Rain trended lighter and more intermittent on Saturday, but the overall weather will remain damp.
As of noon Friday, rain from the coastal storm brought about 7 inches at Capital City and Harrisburg International airports with nearly 6.75 inches falling at York and close to 4.5 inches at Lancaster.
While the storm near the coast is forecast to retreat southward over the weekend, it may be difficult to get rid of all of the moisture in the lowest layers of the atmosphere.
As a result, clouds, spotty light rain and drizzle will linger Saturday afternoon and Sunday.
For folks who have time off and are heading to the beaches, plan on indoor activities as conditions will be stormy from the Outer Banks to the Delmarva Peninsula, but some improvement is forecast for the New Jersey shore Sunday into Columbus Day.
Hurricane Ignacio may enhance showers and stir rough surf for the Hawaiian Islands as it approaches next week.
After Erica brings heavy rain and locally gusty winds from Puerto Rico to Hispaniola into Friday night, the system will move toward the southern Bahamas and South Florida this weekend.
As many as seven tropical cyclones were churning throughout the world this past week, while smoke from wildfires across the Pacific Northwest led to poor air quality across the region.
Heat will linger in Eastern Europe for much of the fall season; meanwhile, the British Isles and northwestern Europe can expect a stormy end to the season.
Sherman Pass, WA (1980)
2 inches of snow.
Pennsylvania & New Jersey (1971)
Tropical Storm Doria caused severe floods in southeastern PA and NJ. Damage estimated at $138 million.
Colorado Springs, CO (1978)
Hail 6 inches deep.