Periods of rain overnight could result in more flooding of small streams and poor drainage areas around Cleveland.
The rain will continue overnight as Sandy pulls further away from the region. "Overnight Wednesday, the low temperature will be near 40 degrees," AccuWeather Meteorologist Andy Mussoline said.
"A shower or two could linger into the day on Thursday," said Mussoline. A chilly westerly breeze will continue through the day keeping the temperatures in the upper 40s.
"This pup was literally singing when he saw his family," Michelle Karolicki, relocation program manager of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society, said about a reunion that took place on Thursday.
Downpours and locally severe thunderstorms over the Central states will not only foil holiday weekend activities, but will also put some lives at risk.
A few days after a chilly storm departs the Northeast, warm weather will make a strong comeback in parts of the Midwest and the East later next week.
Another plunge of chilly air will set the stage for the risk of a frost and freeze centered Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and other nearby states this weekend.
During Sunday's race, the skies will be variably cloud with the risk of a few showers.
This holiday weekend, a rare astronomical phenomenon will occur that will not be seen again until October 2015.
Philadelphia, PA (1991)
96 degrees -- a record sixth 90-degree reading for the month. (The month ended with twelve 90-degree days.)
New York City (1861)
Snow was reported.
Dallas, Ft. Worth Texas (1982)
Flooding rains in Dallas, Ft. Worth, area; over 2" in most places. Total rainfall of 13" at this point of the month, making it the wettest May since records began in 1898.