Warm Surge Eyes Harrisburg, Not Until Late-Week

By , Senior Meteorologist
May 06, 2014; 12:50 AM
Share |

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will continue with a stretch of dry weather after the weekend showers.

Those with outdoor plans should be happy to hear that dry weather will hold Tuesday into much of Wednesday.

Temperatures will rise into the 60s to near 70 Tuesday and Wednesday, which is typical for early May.

RELATED:
Detailed Harrisburg Forecast
Harrisburg Interactive Weather Radar
Forecast Temperature Maps

From late Wednesday to Thursday, warmth forecast to build over the South Central states will attempt to surge into the region.

The leading edge of the warmth can set off spotty showers and thunderstorms.

Temperatures will flirt with 80 F Friday afternoon.

A storm system will move in with the chance of more numerous showers over the weekend, but highs will be in the 70s.

Comments

Comments left here should adhere to the AccuWeather.com Community Guidelines. Profanity, personal attacks, and spam will not be tolerated.

More Weather News

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High N/A
Low N/A
Precip N/A

WeatherWhys®

This Day In Weather History

Mid-Atlantic Ocean (1788)
(22nd-24th) George Washington Hurricane; After causing ship disasters off SW Bermuda, the storm moved NW over Tidewater, NC and VA to pass right over George Washington's Mt. Vernon plantation. On July 24th, George Washington wrote in his diary: "About noon the wind suddenly shifted from NE to SW and blew the remaining part of the day violently from that quarter. The tide this time rose near higher than it was ever known to do, driving boats, etc. into fields, where no tide had ever been heard of before, and most, it is apprehended, having done infinite damage on their wharves at Alexandria, Norfolk, Baltimore, etc. At home all day."

Canton, IL (1975)
A tornado ripped through a 3-block section of downtown, killing 2 people, injuring 75 and creating $5 million damage. A 15-foot wooden plank was driven through an auto engine block, splitting the front of the car in two. The woman driving was not injured. National Guardsmen were called in to prevent looting.

Columbus, OH (1979)
This is the first year in 101 years of record keeping at Columbus in which the temperature has not reached 90 degrees by July 23rd.