Following a surge of humidity and showers to end the week, dry and cooler air will push southward across the New York City area this weekend.
Humidity levels will drop Saturday into Sunday, while showers and spotty drenching storms shift to the south.
As the dry air takes hold, cloud cover will retreat to the south as well.
Sunday is shaping up to be the better half of the weekend for outdoor plans with more sunshine than clouds.
Baseball fans headed to watch the Yankees host the White Sox at Yankees Stadium Sunday afternoon will definitely want to wear sunscreen and take other sun protection measures.
Temperatures are forecast to remain below average through the weekend with highs most days in the 70s. Temperatures typically range from a low of 67 F to a high of 82 F.
During next week, there are signs of some warmer weather for a few days. Temperatures may climb well into the 80s.
AccuWeather meteorologists will also be monitoring the formation of Tropical Storm Cristobal in the southwestern Atlantic this weekend, which could kick up rough surf at the beaches next week.
Tropical activity usually ramps up late in August. September is typically the most active month in terms of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin.
Hurricane Matthew will take a northward turn this weekend, which will bring the storm along the Atlantic coast of the United States next week.
Hurricane Matthew will threaten the central and northern Caribbean with flooding rain, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge early next week.
It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
Persistent downpours will raise the flood risk in part of the mid-Atlantic into Friday night, while rain will spread over the balance of the northeastern United States into the weekend.
Chaba remains on track to become a powerful typhoon and could threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan next week.
A large chunk of the United Kingdom will catch a break from the recent unsettled weather during the first week of October.
Record dry September: Pittsburgh, PA - Only 0.28" this month; driest September on record (old record 0.57 inches in 1893) Greensboro, NC - Driest month ever (only a trace of rain) Columbia, SC - Only 0.07" of rain.
Central and Western NY (1991)
Record cold morning; Buffalo, had 32 degrees, tying the all-time September low. Syracuse dropped to 28 degrees, breaking the old record of 32 set in 1942. Albany hit 28, erasing the 29-degree mark of 1951. Other lows (not official records) included: 21 degrees at Angelica, 22 at Watertown, 24 at Ithaca and 25 at Elmira.
Johnstown, PA (1993)
Light snow in the city did not accumulate but up to 3" accumulated at the airport.