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.
A repeat of Saturday's warmth is not expected anytime soon in Pittsburgh with the weather taking a wet and cooler turn.
A repeat of Saturday's warmth is not expected anytime soon in New York City, with the weather taking a cooler, then wet turn.
A pattern favoring waves of progressively cooler air will set up across much of the Midwest and Northeast during next week and could continue into early May.
Round after round of drenching rain will continue to cause flooding in the South, while another dose of rain may renew flooding in the Ohio Valley this weekend.
Ahead of the monsoon season in India, temperatures will swell well above normal in parts of India and Pakistan.
The 119th Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 20, and runners set to take on the historic course will face cool and rainy conditions.
Rapid City, SD (1970)
22" of snow (17th-18th) -- 24-hour record.
Heat wave in Northeast -- 95 degrees in Washington, DC, tied April record. 94 degrees in Philadelphia, PA.
SE Virginia (1983)
4" snow at Hampton, 3" snow at Newport News (heaviest snowfalls on record so late in the season).