The departure of rain early on Saturday morning is giving way to a mostly dry weekend around Philadelphia.
That does not mean that residents will not briefly need their umbrellas or totally escape minor interruptions to outdoor plans as a stray shower or thunderstorm cannot be ruled out.
On Sunday, Philadelphia will lie in between a band of downpours riding along the Northeast coast as numerous showers and thunderstorms rattle the Appalachians.
The downpours threaten to ruin a day at the beach for those at the New Jersey shore, while thunderstorms around Washington, D.C., on Sunday afternoon could cause delays at the ballpark as the Nationals host the Phillies.
There will be clouds and some breaks of sunshine otherwise this weekend in Philadelphia. While typical early August warmth will be absent, humidity will not be.
Beyond the weekend, a shower or thunderstorm will still be around on Monday before a dry Tuesday unfolds. Each day will be humid as temperatures gradually rise through the middle and upper 80s.
Bertha, meanwhile early next week, will be steered away from the East Coast.
Tropical moisture from the approaching Hurricane Odile will deliver another round of heavy rain and flooding downpours to the interior Southwest by the middle of this week.
Major Hurricane Odile will bring life-threatening conditions to Baja California Sur through Tuesday.
An invasion of chilly air sent temperatures plummeting this weekend in the East, but is this weather here to stay?
Edouard has become the fourth hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season and additional strengthening is possible.
Rescue operations are ongoing in the Philippines after rough seas from Typhoon Kalmaegi sank a ferry on Saturday.
Normally dark skies were lit up with a vibrant display of colors on Friday night as the northern lights dipped south.
Washington, D.C. (1874)
A total of 5.66 inches of rain; 24-hour record.
Detroit, MI (1939)
100 degrees -- hottest ever in September.
Gulf of Mexico (1988)
Hurricane Gilbert, now packing 120-mph winds, is 350 miles south-southeast of Brownsville, Texas.