As a bowling ball of low pressure rolled into the Pacific Northwest, rain, thunderstorms and gusty winds broke out along Interstate 5 from Portland to Seattle on Sunday.
Most of the rain and thunderstorms held off until the afternoon and evening hours, moving off to the north and east on Sunday night.
One thunderstorm that moved through Seattle, Wash., on Sunday evening suspended play at CenturyLink Field due to lightning where the San Francisco 49ers were playing the Seattle Seahawks.
More showers are in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday along the Northwest coast with high temperatures in the lower 70s, a few degrees below normal for mid-September.
A shower is still possible on Wednesday, with Thursday being the only dry day of the week.
Rain will return on Friday and continue into Saturday as a cold front swings into the region from the Pacific Ocean.
Cold air will hold around Pittsburgh into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around Harrisburg, Pennsylvania into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around Washington, D.C., and Baltimore into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Cold air will hold around Boston with another round of snow into the weekend in the wake of the Blizzard of 2015.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around Philadelphia into the weekend as a couple of storm systems approach.
Colder-than-average temperatures will hold around New York City into the weekend in the wake of the snowstorm and Long Island blizzard.
Huge blizzard in northeastern Canada; lowest pressure ever recorded in Canada was approached with 946 mb at Mary's Harbor, Newfoundland (Record of 940.2 mb set at St. Anthony's, Newfoundland, Jan. 20, 1977.) Cartwright, Newfoundland had close to 24 inches of snow (total 106 inches on ground).
Cape Canaveral, FL (1986)
The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded after liftoff. Cold weather on the morning of the liftoff was blamed for causing o-rings to fail which caused the explosion.
Record high barometric pressure readings: Miami - 30.55 inches Tampa - 30.66 inches Apalachicola - 30.72