Enjoying holiday outdoors a labor of love this weekend
By LAURA ERNDE / Staff Writer
A summer marked by persistent rainfall is ending a lot like it began - with more rain.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely today. Rain is expected to be heavy at times, according to the National Weather Service.
The Labor Day forecast isn't much better. Expect cloudy skies and a 50 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures will be in the 80s both days, the weather service says.
It's a fitting end to a summer marked by wet and cool days.
The temperature reached 90 degrees only 12 days this summer. In a typical year, Hagerstown will see 28 days above 90, said Greg Keefer, Hagerstown weather observer.
Despite that, the average summer temperature of 72.5 degrees was only slightly cooler than the normal of 73 degrees, he said.