Atlanta will be facing unsettled evening weather for the next several days.
Thunderstorms will make a strong presence in the evening skies for much of the week. Temperatures will hover close to typical averages for this time of year in the upper-80s.
Some days could hit the lower 90s.
Overnight temperatures will rest in the low 70s, on par with seasonal averages.
There is a chance for some daytime sunshine for the area before the spotty thunderstorms interrupt the bright skies.
It may bode well to keep an umbrella handy for the evening commute. Those with outdoor plans after work hours should take proper precaution and seek indoor shelter at the first sign of a storm.
The threat for afternoon storms continues around midweek, but tapers off towards the weekend. Temperatures could be on the rise as well.
Multiple tornadoes touched down across Indiana and Ohio on Wednesday, one of which flattened a Starbucks in the town of Kokomo, Indiana.
A budding tropical disturbance has the potential to strengthen significantly and reach Florida and the Bahamas with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall during Sunday and Monday.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring the potential for flash flooding and localized damaging wind gusts through Thursday.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
Following a taste of autumn chill to start the week, is summer heat and humidity over for the northeastern United States?
A deadly earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time on Wednesday with tremors felt as far away as the capital city of Rome.
Sturtevant, IN (2001)
A tornado 3 miles north-northwest of town. The tornado destroyed a hay barn with a horse trailer pushed out the back of the barn. A power pole was snapped off and wires were downed near Old Highway 11. A speed trailer near Highway 11 and I-94 was destroyed. Large barricades were lifted from the south side of Highway 11 and moved to the north side. Total losses exceeded $30,000. The path length of the tornado was 3 miles.
Washington, D.C. (1814)
Tornado struck part of Washington, D.C., killing many British soldiers who were burning the capitol.
South Carolina (1885)
Hurricane struck SC; $1.3 million damage at Charleston with many fatalities.