Air conditioners will continue to get a break through at least Friday around Philadelphia.
Dry, cool air will remain in place on Friday in the Philadelphia area. High temperatures will be held to the upper 70s again, which is more common in September. A high of 86 F is typical in mid-August.
Low humidity will complement the weather, creating ideal conditions for many outdoor activities with most baseball fans wishing the Phillies were playing at home.
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 Center City and the 50s in many suburbs.
Temperatures will rebound back 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 changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
Rain and thunderstorms will continue to cause travel delays and raise the risk of isolated flooding in parts of the northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada into the weekend.
Typhoon Haima made a second landfall in southeastern China on Friday after leaving at least 13 dead in the northern Philippines.
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest over the course of four days, while two powerful typhoons struck the Philippines within a four-day span.
A dramatic change to colder weather, and in some cases a taste of winter with snow, will take place into this weekend.
Orionid meteors will streak across the night sky as the shower is set to peak late this week.
Austin, TX (1984)
$14 million damage from a severe hailstorm. (The storm covered 20 mi. x 5 mi. area.)
Winds aloft and from Hurricane Juan carried African locusts across the Atlantic to Dominica, St. Lucia, Jamaica and five other islands.
Tallahassee, FL (1989)
30 degrees, tied October record low.