Air conditioners will continue to get a break on Friday around Washington, D.C.
Dry air working into the nation's capital will not only keep soaking rain absent through Friday but also typical August heat.
High temperatures will be held to the lower 80s on Friday, which is more common during the first half of September. A high of 87 F is typical in mid-August.
Low humidity will complement the weather, creating ideal conditions for many outdoor activities. This includes when the Nationals return to home to play the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday evening.
The dry air is being ushered in following the passage of the storm system that caused Islip on Long Island to shatter New York state's 24-hour rainfall record.
Tannersville, New York, previously held the record with the 11.60 inches that poured down during once-Hurricane Irene on Aug. 27-28, 2011.
Some residents and visitors may opt for a long-sleeved shirt or light jacket at night as temperatures dip into the lower 60s in the District and the 50s in many suburbs.
Temperatures will rebound back into the middle 80s to start the weekend, but humidity will remain comfortably low and dry weather will persist.
The return of higher humidity and thunderstorms is expected for Sunday.
Content contributed by Andy Mussoline, Meteorologist
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