Warm and humid conditions will prevail in the New York City area through Labor Day. However, storms will come calling on a few occasions.
High temperatures will be in the 80s each day with nighttime lows in the upper 60s to the lower 70s.
While the extended holiday weekend started on a dry note, the weather is destined to turn more unsettled for Sunday and Labor Day in New York City.
Sunday and Monday will still have their rain-free intervals, but the heaviest thunderstorms these days will drop blinding and potentially flooding downpours.
The accompanying lightning will delay or force outdoor activities inside for a time.
Folks heading home from their Labor Day or late-summer ventures could encounter delays at the airports and on the expressways and interstate highways Monday/Monday night.
It will not be until a cool front swings through Tuesday afternoon or night, when humidity levels will be shaved and the risk of showers and thunderstorms diminishes.
Several storms will bring periods of rain and gusty winds to the west coast of the United States next week with the potential for one of these to reach Southern California.
Colder weather, and in some cases, a taste of winter with snow will continue to invade the northeastern United States this weekend.
Dry weather set to dominate the southern United States into November will only worsen the already extreme drought conditions.
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
Rain will continue to cause travel delays and raise the risk of isolated flooding in parts of the northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada into Saturday evening.
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