Clouds and rain will make way for sunshine and warmer air in Seattle as the month of June comes to a close.
Friday's rainfall will continue into Saturday. Mostly cloudy, showers will be present throughout much of the day and the high should reach the mid-60s for the first full day of the weekend.
The consistent clouds and rainfall are a contributing factor to the lower than normal temperatures.
Relief is in store, however, as the showers will clear by Saturday night and make way for a partly sunny Sunday.
Temperatures should slightly increase to the upper 60s as the last of the clouds move out. Night will bring clear skies and a low in the mid-50s.
To kick off next week, Seattle will have a pleasant, seasonable sunny day with temperatures reaching the mid-70s. The sunny skies will stretch on as Tuesday could see a high near 80 F.
A budding tropical disturbance has the potential to strengthen significantly and reach Florida and the Bahamas with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall during Sunday and Monday.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring the potential for flash flooding and localized damaging wind gusts through Thursday.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
Following a taste of autumn chill to start the week, is summer heat and humidity over for the northeastern United States?
A deadly earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time on Wednesday with tremors felt as far away as the capital city of Rome.
Friday will be largely dry across the United Kingdom, but the threat for rain will increase over the bank holiday weekend.
North Dakota (1991)
Huge hail caused severe damage in eastern North Dakota. Some hail was as large as six inches in diameter. Holes were punched in roofs and 16,000 acres of crops were destroyed.
The remains of Typhoon Holly brought heavy rains and flooding to south-central Alaska with heavy snow inland. (4-foot drifts at Denali National Park).
Hampton Roads, VA (1990)
Very heavy rain fell during the morning, causing widespread flooding. There was also 7.33 inches of rain at Virginia Beach. Between 4 and 5 inches of rain fell at Hampton Roads.