Air conditioners will continue to get a break on Friday around Harrisburg.
Another chilly day for August standards will be around on Friday despite plenty of sunshine. Highs will be held to the upper 70s on Friday, which is more common during the first half of September. A high of 84 F is typical in mid-August.
Low humidity will complement the weather, creating ideal conditions for many outdoor activities.
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 August 27-28, 2011.
Some residents and visitors may opt for a long-sleeved shirt or light jacket at night as temperatures dip into the 50s. In a few of the farthest outlying coolest areas, temperatures will drop into the 40s.
Temperatures will rebound into the lower 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.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will increase across southern Florida as a tropical disturbance shifts northwestward from Cuba this weekend.
Slow-moving and repetitive downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the western Gulf Coast into early next week.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan early in the new week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Hawaii is facing not one, but two tropical threats next week as Madeline and Lester churn westward.
Hot and dry weather will greet fans and competitors at the 2016 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, New York, as play begins Monday, Aug. 29.
The Bronx, NY (1990)
Strong thunderstorms dumped 4.24 inches of rain.
Nassau, NY (1990)
Thunderstorm winds overturned boat, injuring 12.
Mt. Washington, NH (1856)
A total of 3 inches of snow on peak of mountain.