While drenching thunderstorms inundated the Northeast early in the week, drier weather will follow with cooler air and low humidity.s.
A shower can linger Wednesday morning as drier air builds in along with a mixture of clouds and sunshine for Wednesday afternoon.
The main focus of heavy rain will shift farther north, across New England during the day, bringing the threat for flooding with it, mainly in low-lying and poor-drainage areas.
Following the storms, conditions will clear and remain that way through the end of the week.
"An unseasonably cool air mass will be in place across the Northeast for the rest of the week with much lower humidity," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Carl Erickson said. "However, much of the I-95 corridor from New York City to the nation's capital should have a dry day with comfortable temperatures and low humidity."
Cooler and less humid air will follow for Thursday and Friday with high temperatures well below normal, in the upper 70s.
"Philly will have a nice day with more in the way of sunshine," he said.
More than two dozen people have died in West Virginia as a result of extreme flooding that inundated portions of the state on Thursday.
Severe storms will bring large hail and damaging wind gusts to eastern Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas on Monday.
Following a rain-free weekend for many in the Northeast, residents may be wondering if this is a sign of things to come for July.
The next round of thunderstorm downpours will swing into the Appalachians with the risk of isolated flash flooding on Monday.
Another round of sizzling heat threatens to aggravate the ongoing wildfire situation across the southwestern United States through early week.
With the start of summer comes more time traveling and the unfortunate mess some items will leave if left baking in a hot car.
Louisiana/Texas border (1957)
Hurricane Audrey 940 mb/27.75"; 105 plus mph winds, $130 million damage, 430 lost in storm tide when it smashed ashore at Cameron, LA; bayou areas flooded.
Record heat wave continued: Location: New Record(F): Old Record(F)/Year: Denver, CO 102 96/1970 Phoenix, AZ 118 116/1979 Los Angeles, CA 109 102/1976
Minneapolis, MN (1991)
A record warm night with a low of 79 degrees. The normal high for this date is 81 degrees.