Drier weather will remain in Seattle for much of the week before the chance for rain returns late in the holiday weekend.
"There will be dry weather across the Pacific Northwest, including in Seattle, on Wednesday with a partly sunny sky and highs a few degrees above average near 70," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brian Edwards said.
A feed of Pacific Moisture will stay to the north of Seattle through Thursday, but more clouds will stream in from the west.
High temperatures on Thursday will reach 75.
"A front will drop in from the northwest late Thursday night into Friday bringing some rain and drizzle to the area," he said.
It'll be cooler on Friday with highs around 70. A few breaks of sun likely to start the weekend with near-normal temperatures.
Rain chances return on Sunday.
A new tropical threat may loom for the Caribbean and North America in the not-too-distant future, while eight more weeks remain in the Atlantic hurricane season.
The greatest danger of flooding across the central United States will unfold in western Texas, where downpours will be most persistent into Monday.
Fall air has finally arrived in the northeastern United States and may yield the first frost of the season in parts of the region this weekend.
Typhoon Megi will continue to strengthen before threatening lives and property across Taiwan and eastern China this week.
Gusty winds will accompany a push of chilly air across the Great Lakes from Sunday night through Tuesday.
The first windstorm of the season could blast the northern United Kingdom around Tuesday as Karl arrives.
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