As the week ended with urban flooding problems and travel delays around Philadelphia, rain will become less frequent over the Columbus Day weekend.
The storm responsible for the rough surf at the shore and areas of flooding rain around south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland will slowly spin southward this weekend.
As it does, the potential for a bit of rain and drizzle will end by Sunday morning with some sunshine returning Sunday afternoon.
By Columbus Day, most areas around Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware will see a mixture of clouds and sunshine with seasonable afternoon temperatures.
Tides will continue run above normal at the southern New Jersey shore and the Delaware beaches through Sunday, but a slow decrease in seas and tides are forecast into Monday.
For folks heading to Washington, D.C., this weekend, while the weather will also improve, it will take longer for the drizzle to wind down. However, for folks heading to New York City, the weekend will end on a dry note.
Dry conditions and above-normal temperatures are expected for Super Bowl Sunday in Santa Clara, California.
Warmer air will build from California to Washington on Monday and Tuesday raising temperatures to near-record levels.
The new week will bring more opportunities for snow to create slick travel in the northeastern United States, starting with a winter storm set to sideswipe New England on Monday.
Cold and snow showers are in store for the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday but should not significantly impact voter turnout.
As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers clash for the Super Bowl 50 title in Santa Clara, California, on Sunday, they will do so in one of the most energy-efficient stadiums in the world.
A magnitude-6.4 earthquake shook southern Taiwan shortly before 4 a.m. local time on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Johnstown, PA (1986)
Lightning during a snowstorm set fire to a church and caused damage.
Boston, MA (1861)
46 degrees on this date, -14 degrees on the 8th, and 60 degrees on the 11th.
Lake Placid, NY (1980)
Still waiting for snow for the 1980 Win- ter Olympics.