Sunday turned out to be a beautiful day for Philadelphia, but the nice weather will end with the weekend.
Residents of Philadelphia enjoyed a good deal of sunshine and comfortable temperatures in the 70s on Sunday.
Temperatures will remain mild into Monday, but sunglasses will be replaced with umbrellas.
As the storm system closing out the weekend on a windy and stormy note across the Midwest shifts eastward, clouds will block out the sun most of Monday across Philadelphia and a couple of showers and thunderstorms will rumble. Steadier rain will develop east of Philadelphia in the afternoon.
Sunshine will return for Tuesday, but the unseasonable warmth will be gone. Temperatures will instead warm to a more seasonable high of 65 degrees.
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A stretch of higher-than-average temperatures will continue across a large portion of the Western U.S. this week.
A dominant storm track featuring storms moving west to east across Europe will result in a stark contrast between cold air building across Scandinavia and milder air masses entrenched near the Mediterranean.
An El Nino-fueled October will feature more rainfall and storms for Southwest beginning this week.
After waves of cool air progress through the Midwest and Northeast this week, some areas will be cold enough for the first snow showers of the season by this weekend.
Tropical Storm Nora moved into to the Central Pacific Basin on Sunday, where unusually warm waters have already led to a record 13 tropical systems this hurricane season.
New England (1990)
Remains of Tropical Storms Klaus and Marco brought torrential rains and flooding. Parts of Connecticut had 6 inches of rain or more. Stafford, CT, had 4.20 inches.
East Coast (1846)
Great Hurricane of 1846. Track: Cuba, Key West, FL; GA; Carolinas; Chesapeake Bay; PA - major damage all areas (Similar to Hazel in 1954). Lashed the Delaware River "into a perfect fury and its roar would have drowned out the thunder of the Niagara.
Layton, NJ (1906)
11 degrees - record early season cold snap.