While temperatures and humidity levels will fluctuate from day to day this week, unseasonable warmth will continue into Saturday around Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The combination of temperature, humidity, sunshine, light winds and other factors will result in AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures above 90 most days of the week.
The most comfortable portion of the week will be the middle part, when levels are slightly lower but still above average for early September. Temperatures typically range from a low of 61 F to a high of 80 during the first week of September.
Heat and humidity will build again Friday into Saturday, prior to the arrival of a second round of showers and thunderstorms for the week.
For people who have gotten used to a lack of extreme heat this summer and want another cooldown, much cooler and less humid air is forecast to reach the area on Sunday.
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.
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San Antonio, TX (2007)
Record daily rainfall; 3.07 inches. Previous record was 1.86 inches in 1929. Flooding forced officials to close 47 streets and led to 39 high-water rescues.
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.