Heavy rain is affecting the Carolinas and southern Virginia, and the moist air is heading northeastward.
The timing and duration of wet weather this weekend will vary across the Northeast, but most places will get some rain.
Fine weather now in the Northeast may be followed by showers for the weekend. Chicago and Detroit may also have some showers.
The next few days will be cooler than average from the Great Lakes to the Middle and North Atlantic states.
The Great Lakes and Northeast will experience another midsummer cool spell for the first half of the week.
A few clusters and lines of thunderstorms seem likely to cross parts of the Great Lakes region and Ohio Valley on their way to the Middle and North Atlantic states this weekend.
Dry weather throughout the Northeast tomorrow into Saturday, then humidity and the chance for thunderstorms both increase.
Temperatures will be near 90 degrees this afternoon from Boston to Baltimore, but some cooling is coming tomorrow.
Temperatures will be close to 90 in Chicago today and New York City tomorrow. However, a thunderstorm producing cold front will usher in cooler air for Chicago tomorrow and NYC Thursday.
A southwesterly flow of warm, humid air will dominate the East until a cold front arrives after midweek.