Rain will converge along the Atlantic Seaboard this weekend with Philadelphia caught in the middle at times.
As more humid air begins to push back in from the Atlantic Ocean this weekend, a series of disturbances moving in from the South will unleash downpours. Some of the rain will be heavy enough to cause flash and urban flooding.
One or more rounds of rain and thunderstorms are in the offing this weekend that cannot only slow travel at times, but also ruin a day at the beach or the ballpark.
There is a chance of delays during each of the games this weekend between the Phillies and Nationals at Washington, D.C.
How high temperatures get this weekend will depend on cloud cover and the timing and duration of the rainfall, which could last several hours.
Of the two days this weekend, Sunday is likely to bring less rain and has the best chance at bringing a few intervals of sunshine.
High temperatures are forecast to range from the 70s to the lower 80s, which is well below the average high in the middle 80s for early August.
More typical warmth, humidity and less rain is forecast for next week.
A storm system responsible for severe weather across the Plains over the past week, as well as the snow across the Rockies will advance eastward.
The Highway Fire started around 6:10 p.m. PDT Saturday near Corona, California, in the Prado Dam area in Riverside County, and grew from 30 to 175 acres in a matter of three hours.
For the second half of the weekend and into the week, rain and wind will replace the pleasant, sunny conditions of the first part of the weekend.
After a steady rain closes out the weekend, more showers and cooler air will persist through much of the week.
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.
Nation City, SD (1881)
79-day snow blockade lifted -- first train arrived.
Watertown, OH (1901)
April 19-21, 45 inches of snow - state record.
El Paso, TX (1971)
4" of snow -- late season record.