The storm system that has been bringing rain to the Portland, Ore., area is weakening, but will bring more rain, some snow and colder air into Thursday.
"Overnight Wednesday, the low temperature will be in the mid- to upper 30s," said AccuWeather Meteorologist Andy Mussoline.
The overnight low on Tuesday was about 15 degrees warmer, at 45 degrees F.
Daytime temperatures on Thursday will struggle to reach the low 50s. Some lingering showers are also possible.
"A few inches of snow could accumulate in the Cascades at altitudes above 2,500 feet," Mussoline said. "Travel over the passes could be slippery early Thursday morning."
The Bardarbunga volcano could be counting down toward impacting on millions of air travelers as the aviation alert level was raised on Saturday.
While Saturday felt nothing like a typical August day, a surge of warmer air is on the horizon for the Northeast next week.
Tropical Storm Cristobal is expected to take shape later this weekend, then impact the Atlantic beaches and potentially other parts of the southeastern United States next week.
After a dry end to the weekend, a surge of warmth is on the horizon for Pittsburgh during the new week.
While heavy rainfall inundated the Phoenix area with historic flooding, deadly landslides occurred in Japan, claiming dozens of lives.
United States residents may pay higher heating costs this fall as colder air is expected to grip the Rockies and Plains at times and some quick-hitting chilly shots may impact the Northeast.
Chesapeake Bay Area (1933)
Hurricane - 6.39 inches of rain in Washington, D.C. Damage in Maryland close to $17 million. Tide 7 feet above normal flooded Norfolk, VA.
Dry thunderstorms ignited more than 100 fires in the Wenatchee and Okanogan National Forests.
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX (1980)
105 degrees -- the 60th consecutive day with a high temperature of at least 100 degrees.