After temperatures rose over the weekend, conditions in Atlanta will remain consistently warm for most of the week.
Highs are expected to be in the mid-80s this week and sunny skies are in the forecast for each day, although some clouds will move in to the region on Wednesday.
The Atlanta Braves will host the St. Louis Cardinals in a three-game series continuing into Wednesday. The games will be played in the evening and fans should not experience any weather-related delays.
It appears that the storm threatening the Plains with severe weather later this week will not impact the Atlanta area until Friday afternoon.
Looking ahead to next weekend, a slight cool down will occur on Saturday with temperatures moving down into the 70s and showers possible.
The tropics have been quite active around Hawaii as of late, and the pattern is not expected to change anytime soon with Hurricane Ignacio churning in the eastern Pacific.
Erica will bring torrential rain, flash flooding, mudslides and gusty winds to many of the northern islands of the Caribbean, prior to taking a turn toward the Bahamas and Florida this weekend.
Heat will linger in Eastern Europe for much of the fall season; meanwhile, the British Isles and northwestern Europe can expect a stormy end to the season.
Scientists are baffled as to what may be causing a high volume of whale deaths in the Gulf of Alaska this summer.