Residents should keep the umbrellas handy around Seattle through Sunday as a bit of rain moves through.
Rain will not soak the entire second half of the weekend, but it will be damp with a little rain at times.
Even during the occasional breaks of dry weather, a blanket of clouds will be overhead and block out the sun.
Temperatures will still manage to rise into the lower 50s on Sunday, which is a few degrees above normal.
Dry conditions will follow for Monday and Tuesday, but the same cannot be said for abundant sunshine. A bit more rain will then return on Wednesday.
Severe storms will fire up Tuesday afternoon and evening, threatening outdoor activities and travel for many.
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
Very warm and humid air will surge back across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast for the first half of the week, but the sticky air's presence will not last long.
Steamy air will return to the interior Northeast to the Ohio Valley this week, setting the stage for strong storms on Wednesday.
With the recent heat fading away, more relief will greet the Northwest by midweek in the form of rain.
As California continues to be plagued by intense drought conditions, some surfers are reaping what may be one of very few benefits to such a dry season.
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105 degrees -- record high for state.
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Mt. St. Helen's erupted again; flash flood watch issued for 20 mile radius due to mud slides.
Heat wave continues; Ft. Worth, Waco and Wichita Falls all over 100 degrees for the 30th consecutive day. El Paso had its 40th consecutive day of 100 degree plus heat.