Residents of the Northeast and Midwest may want to keep an umbrella handy this weekend as showers linger around the regions.
The weekend will be a washout, but the showers will be enough to dampen any outdoor activities.
The showers and accompanying clouds will hold temperatures to near or below normal. Blustery winds will also howl on Sunday.
Folks headed to the ballpark this weekend shouldn't have to worry about any game being rained out. However, a raincoat or poncho may be useful in the event that a shower or two passes over during the game.
Flooding is not anticipated to be a problem, even across the mid-Atlantic where several inches of rain led to flooding and landslides this past week.
A few communities will also hear a couple rumbles of thunder. In addition, it is not out of the question for a very isolated number of the strongest showers and thunderstorms to kick up gusty winds and drop small hail.
For those looking for drier weather, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
The system responsible for this lugubrious weather pattern is expected to track over Atlantic Canada early next week allowing for drier weather to begin to work into the Northeast.
Not all of the East will be in the clear though, as spotty showers will linger around New England on Monday, as well as moving though the Ohio Valley to the southern mid-Atlantic.
Similar to what will be seen this weekend, very little rainfall is expected, but it may still dampen any outdoor activities.
The showers will clear more of the Northeast for Tuesday and Wednesday.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked central Japan early on Saturday night and was felt in Tokyo.
People across the Northeast will be reaching for their hats and winter coats once again during the upcoming week following a brief period of springlike warmth.
Changes are on the way for San Francisco and surrounding areas as a series of weak storms roll in from the Pacific.
After December-like cold lingers into the start of the weekend around Philadelphia, temperatures will surge into the 50s on Sunday and to near 70 on Monday.
Portland, OR (1983)
25th consecutive day with at least a trace of rain.
Snow squalls with thunder and lightning at Milwaukee, where 9 inches fell. Eleven inches fell at Waukegan and 2.1 inches at Chicago's O'Hare Airport.
From the Journal Of John Winthrop: "A great tempest of wind and rain from the southeast all the night. As fierce as a hurricane...and thereupon followed the highest tide which we have seen since our arrival here.