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.
Two children were killed and at least another 15 people were injured Monday evening, as strong storms forced a circus tent to collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire.
Unsettled weather responsible for flooding downpours in Florida last week will gradually lessen over the next several days.
Tropical Storm Guillermo will continue its path toward Hawaii in the coming days bringing large swells and enhanced rainfall to the islands.
After a very hot end to July, some relief is on the way this week for Seattle and other areas of the Northwest.
Building heat across Europe this week will approach monthly and all-time record high levels in several cities.
Public officials are in the process of eliminating Naegleria Fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, from two drinking water supplies in Louisiana.
Ossian, IA (1979)
Strong winds from a thunderstorm damaged a roller rink roof 50 miles NE of Waterloo, IA. A barn was destroyed and trees and power lines were downed.
Dallas, TX (1980)
A high of 95 degrees, breaking the string of 42 consecutive days of 100 degrees or higher.
Casper, WY (1990)
A total of 0.84" of rain. The normal rainfall for all of August is 0.63".