Warm, humid conditions will prevail over western Pennsylvania for Labor Day. However, drenching storms will come calling again.
Monday's high temperature will be in the 80s with another chance of showers and thunderstorms.
While Monday will still have its rain-free intervals, the heaviest thunderstorms will drop blinding and potentially flooding downpours.
Folks heading home from their Labor Day or late-summer ventures could encounter delays at the airport and on the turnpike and interstate highways Monday.
It will not be until a cool front swings through late Monday night that humidity levels will be shaved and the risk of showers and thunderstorms will diminish.
Severe thunderstorms spawned tornadoes in major metropolitan areas, while wildfires raged in the West and flooding downpours persisted in the East.
As much of the West continues to be plagued by intense drought, the production of favorite and trendy foods may be more challenging for states operating in dry conditions.
Since the movie "Jaws," inspired by 1916 shark attacks, the number of shark attacks has been on the rise due to human and seal population increases, shark migration and warming temperatures.
A warmer weather pattern is forecast for much of the Central and Eastern states, while temperatures should throttle back in the Northwest during the middle of August.
Japan and South Korea face tropical floods into this weekend; the danger of a typhoon looms for next week.
Bertha is forecast to take a curved path near the islands in the northeastern Caribbean this weekend, then to stay off the East Coast of the United States next week.
Hurricane Erin crossed central Florida from the east with 50-70 mph wind gusts. 9.06" of rain fell in Melbourne. (An all time 24 hour record).
Erie, PA (2000)
1.75" diameter hail.
A total of 5.31" of rain.