Some of the coolest weather of the season has followed the storms from Thursday evening.
Canadian air settled in over the region Friday with much lower temperatures and humidity, as well as a gusty breeze.
Some people will feel refreshed, while others may mind the sudden chill. However, the incoming breeze should prevent fog and low visibility Friday morning.
The pattern into the weekend could yield some of the lowest temperatures of the season so far for the metro area and the region in general. High temperatures may fail to reach 70 degrees in some locations.
Windswept rain from Gabrielle is forecast to stay well east of the U.S. coast, but will spread from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland, Canada late Friday into Saturday.
The first part of this week will feel more like September than the middle of July, typically the hottest time of year, throughout the Midwest.
The hot weather seen across the Northwest over the weekend will carry over into the new week, continuing the risk of heat-related illness.
Areas in the East and South will be at risk for severe thunderstorms packing damaging winds, flooding rain and frequent lightning strikes into Tuesday.
The Northeast and mid-Atlantic will be faced with severe thunderstorms and flooding downpours through at least Tuesday before the new week ends on a more refreshing note.
One person was killed and three were injured after a lightning strike at Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park Saturday afternoon. This comes one day after another strike occurred in the park on Friday, leaving one woman dead and seven injured.
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Albuquerque, NM (1979)
105 degrees -- tied all-time record
Greensboro, NC (1979)
78 degrees -- all-time record high minimum.
Montreal, Quebec (1987)
Severe thunderstorms led to flash flooding and many accidents. Widespread damage; two people were killed. A power outage left dozens stranded in subways overnight.