Jul 22, 2014; 5:34 AM ET Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the Southeast United States
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
Steamy air will return to the interior Northeast to the Ohio Valley this week, setting the stage for severe storms on Wednesday.
Very warm and humid air will surge back across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast for the first half of the week, but the sticky air's presence will not last long.
After record-challenging chill last week, temperatures will rebound to their highest level of the year so far in parts of the North Central states early this week.