Rain will return for the start of the weekend, but dry weather Friday capped off what was a nice workweek. Conditions will worsen Saturday, however, as an approaching cold front swings by.
Temperatures Friday reached into the mid-80s with the highest temperature hitting 86 degrees.
Temperatures will fall into the upper 70s Saturday as the front moves through.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms will ignite as the front slices through warm and moist air. Flooding downpours and occasionally gusty winds are possible with any storm that moves through.
Motorists caught out in a storm could be blinded by the heavy downpours. Flight delays should also be expected with the heavy rain.
Dry weather will make a quick return Sunday behind the front. Temperatures will return to the low 80s to end the weekend.
The start of the next workweek looks to be dry as well, but a spotty shower or thunderstorm may impact the area Tuesday.
The Bardarbunga volcano could be counting down toward impacting on millions of air travelers as the aviation alert level was raised on Saturday.
While temperatures will rebound to end the weekend in Harrisburg, further warmth is expected for the first half of the new week.
While temperatures will rebound to end the weekend in Philadelphia, further warmth is expected for the first half of the new week.
While temperatures will rebound to end the weekend in New York City, further warmth is expected for the first half of the new week.
This weekend will feel more like September around Boston, but the return of summer warmth is on the horizon for next week.
As temperatures rise through the weekend in the South, so will the risk for heat-related dangers.
Heavy rains caused floods. Kilmarnock, VA, had a two-day total of 13.50 inches, and Nassawaddox, VA, had 12 inches.
South Texas (1998)
Four people were confirmed dead from floods in Real County from the remnants of Tropical Storm Charley.
A hurricane swept northward from Virginia and caused widespread flooding throughout the Connecticut River Valley.