While clouds win out over sunshine across the New York City area this weekend, rain will avoid much of the area.
A wedge of dry air along the I-95 corridor will fight to keep rain away.
Nothing more than a brief shower will pass through with a bit of steadier rain crossing eastern Long Island.
Temperatures will continue to be held a bit below normal as humidity remains low.
Despite the cloud cover, the weather will be ideal for most outdoor activities ranging from jogging, swimming and Yankees baseball to construction, yard work and painting projects.
Tranquil winds and waves is forecast for the Brooklyn Bridge Swim on Sunday.
Temperatures at night into the weekend will dip into the 50s in the northern and western suburbs but will stop in the 60s in urban areas and at the beach.
The comfortable weather around Boston will hold through Monday before a significant increase in warmth and humidity occurs on Tuesday.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are concerned for that steamy air to trigger strong thunderstorms later Thursday as a cold front arrives.
As the sun begins to sink down beneath the horizon Thursday evening, the moon will partially eclipse the fiery star and cast a narrow shadow upon the Earth.
What was an already difficult ridge climb for accomplished ice climber Caroline George had suddenly turned scary and treacherous.
A new moon will allow for the perfect background for the Orionid Meteor Shower, set to peak on Tuesday Oct. 21 and into the morning of Oct. 22.
Showers may make an appearance at several of this year's World Series games in both Kansas City and in San Francisco.
Storms, including Ana, are lining up over the northern Pacific, en route to the northwestern United States and British Columbia.
Attention in the tropics will turn to the swath from southeastern Mexico to Cuba and Florida, where a new tropical system may form late this week.
Raleigh-Durham, NC (2000)
No precipitation since September 26th, a record long dry spell. (The month ended with only a trace of rain.)
San Salvador Island (1492)
Columbus made landfall on San Salvador Island under clear skies -- fortunately he met no hurricanes on First Voyage through March, 1493.
Salano's Storm prevented Spanish admiral from attacking Pensacola.