Umbrellas will not be needed in New York City until Wednesday.
High pressure will keep New York City dry through Tuesday, a dramatic change from what was happening as Sandy barreled onshore one year ago.
The arrival of fresh cool air will hold Tuesday's high to the lower 50s despite sunshine for much of the day.
Residents will have to brush the dust off their umbrellas Wednesday morning as a quick-moving storm system returns a bit of rain to the city, but most of the rain will end by the afternoon.
A shower or two from another storm will graze the city on Thursday with more numerous showers likely follow for Friday.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are monitoring the potential for gusty winds to accompany Friday's showers.
Friday's soaker should hold off until after trick-or-treating hours, but a stray shower could still be around Thursday evening.
Ahead of the late-week storm, mild air will be drawn into the Northeast and boost temperatures in New York City to near 70 for both Thursday and Friday.
The tropics have been quite active around Hawaii as of late, and the pattern is not expected to change anytime soon with Hurricane Ignacio churning in the eastern Pacific.
Erica will bring torrential rain, flash flooding, mudslides and gusty winds to many of the northern islands of the Caribbean, prior to taking a turn toward the Bahamas and Florida this weekend.
Cleveland-based pseudonymous photographer Seph Lawless ventured to New Orleans in July of 2015 to tell the story of a still-recovering city 10 years post-Katrina.
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.
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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.
Rochester, MN (1979)
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