High pressure moves into the Northeast for the beginning of the week following a cold front over the weekend.
This front brought heavy rain, dumping more than an inch of rain Saturday night through early Sunday morning. But things were dry for the afternoon Bills/Jets game at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
High temperatures for the first few days of fall settled in the lower 70s.
But by the middle of the week, temperatures will rise slightly, reaching near 75 by Thursday, just a few degrees above average for the end of September.
Through the end of the workweek, high pressure will continue to hold over the region with sunshine. Wet weather is not expected to return to the New York City area until later in the weekend.
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.
This weekend will feel dramatically different from earlier this week in the northeastern United States as colder weather, and in some cases, a taste of winter with snow arrives.
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 the weekend.
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest, while two powerful typhoons struck the Philippines within a four-day span.
Temperature reached 104 degrees at San Diego (record for date). Record for date 100 degrees at Los Angeles (downtown). Climax of heat wave of record duration in Southern California.
Ottawa, Canada (1988)
Record October snowstorm brings 21 cm (just over 8 inches).
Hurricane Juan kills more than 200 and results in $1.5 billion in damages.