Jerry weakened to a tropical depression Wednesday evening over the central Atlantic. The system will continue to move in a northeast direction through this weekend and is not likely to reintensify.
The moisture from Jerry will help bring showers to the Azores over the weekend.
Jerry became a weak tropical storm on Monday, but dry air in the Atlantic inhibited strengthening beyond that.
This NOAA satellite shows Jerry over the open waters of the Atlantic on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
The northwest Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico is being monitored for possible tropical development late this week.
An area of thunderstorms in the northwestern Caribbean continues to move northwestward. There is a threat for this disturbance to become a tropical system and affect parts of the southern U.S. this weekend.
The rest of the central and eastern Atlantic will remain quiet through this weekend.
A magnitude-3.3 earthquake was felt across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex on Saturday night.
A surge of warmth is headed to the Pittsburgh area, replacing the recent December-like cold.
East Coast travelers are being put on alert that the potential exists for a winter storm to unfold on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year.
A wide variety of weather, ranging from springlike conditions, to wintry precipitation and cold air will affect travel across the nation for the week of Thanksgiving.
People across the Northeast will be reaching for their hats and winter coats once again during the upcoming week following a brief period of springlike warmth.
A surge of warmth is headed to the Harrisburg area, as is the threat for a winter storm to disrupt Thanksgiving travel on the busiest travel day of the year.
Portland, OR (1983)
25th consecutive day with at least a trace of rain.
Snow squalls with thunder and lightning at Milwaukee, where 9 inches fell. Eleven inches fell at Waukegan and 2.1 inches at Chicago's O'Hare Airport.
From the Journal Of John Winthrop: "A great tempest of wind and rain from the southeast all the night. As fierce as a hurricane...and thereupon followed the highest tide which we have seen since our arrival here.