After a brief cooldown, very warm and humid weather will bounce back in New York City during the Labor Day weekend.
High temperatures around the region, including at the U.S. Open, will rise from the lower 80s on Saturday to the upper 80s on Sunday and could flirt with the 90-degree mark on Labor Day.
An increase in humidity, which will especially be noticed Sunday and Labor Day, will contribute to even higher AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.
For people heading to the beach, surf conditions will be much better than recent days on Saturday. However, an increase in winds at the coast will stir up surf some for a time on Sunday.
Much of the time will be free of rain this weekend. However, there will be spotty showers and thunderstorms popping up in the building warmth and humidity Sunday and Monday.
The afternoon hours will be the most active time of these days.
Indications are that there will be more warm, rather than cool, days through the middle of September, which will be a bit of a switch from most of the summer.
Though many aren't fond of stepping outside into the cold winter weather, for some it's a life-threatening task.
The Chicago area is set for a roller-coaster weather pattern over the next few days as temperatures rise and fall in between alternating sunny and stormy skies.
A powerful autumn storm will take shape across the central U.S. during the middle of the week, with another one set to develop at the end of the week.
More heavy rains and flooding problems in southern Brazil, northern Argentina and eastern Paraguay into Wednesday.
Temperatures will seem like they are on a roller coaster ride in the Detroit area as we head into the month of October.
After relatively benign weather much of this week, a cool front will approach the New York City area Friday evening with the potential for drenching rain and thunder.
Central and Western NY (1991)
Record cold morning; Buffalo, had 32 degrees, tying the all-time September low. Syracuse dropped to 28 degrees, breaking the old record of 32 set in 1942. Albany hit 28, erasing the 29-degree mark of 1951. Other lows (not official records) included: 21 degrees at Angelica, 22 at Watertown, 24 at Ithaca and 25 at Elmira.
Johnstown, PA (1993)
Light snow in the city did not accumulate but up to 3" accumulated at the airport.
Goldsboro, NC (1999)
30" of rain in September.