Seasonable temperatures continue to occupy the Atlanta area along with dry conditions to star the new week.
After more than 2 inches of rain in the past week, high pressure continues to hold over the area bringing more sunshine into the region.
Along with the precipitation-free weather, highs will return to normal for the start of fall. For the start of the new week, temperatures will hover near the 80-degree mark for each afternoon.
Although it will be chillier at night, the dry weather will continue Sunday night as the Patriots take on the Falcons at the Georgia Dome.
The pattern through the rest of week continues the be on the drier side. Although there could be stray shower towards midweek, it will by no means be a wash-out. Temperatures will also be on the rise, making it into the low to mid 80s.
The same cold front poised to mark an end to the midsummerlike warmth in the Northeast will also spread rain and thunderstorms into the region as May transitions to June.
The wet pattern in the southern Plains over the past several weeks has nearly eliminated drought conditions across the region.
The warm and humid weekend in Dover, Delaware, may end on a stormy note, possibly affecting Sunday's NASCAR race.
Following a round of severe storms, lenticular clouds, commonly mistaken for UFOs, were photographed near Hearne, Texas on Monday, May 25. The clouds are more regularly found near mountainous areas.
May 31 marks the anniversary of when the widest known tornado struck the El Reno, Oklahoma, area and claimed eight lives in 2013.
Vanport, OR (1948)
A railroad bed acting as a dam gave way during a flood along the Columbia River destroying the town of Vanport.
Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the eastern U.S. Eighteen cities, from Virginia to Ohio and Michigan, reported record high temperatures. Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC reached 97 degrees. Newark, NJ was the nations high temperature at 98 degrees.
Mississippi/ Ohio Valleys (1989)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Upper Ohio Valley. A F-4 tornado injured three people and caused a million dollars damage at New Providence IA.