Warmer temperatures arrived midweek for the Atlanta area and will stay into the weekend.
High pressure will remain in place across the region. A cold front will slowly move into the South, but will fizzle out before reaching Atlanta, keeping showers and cool air away.
The arrival of warmer air will bring highs approaching the middle 80s. After an increase of clouds on Wednesday, sunnier conditions will move in toward the end of the week.
Folks heading to the Braves' playoff game against the Dodgers toward the end of the week will experience beautiful baseball weather.
Cool and unsettled weather will continue across the Northeast through late week.
Relief is on the way for portions of the Plains that are in the grips of the ongoing drought.
A tropical wave west of the Cape Verde Islands looks like it could be the next named tropical storm in the Atlantic Basin.
A pair of tropical threats will target areas from China and Taiwan to Guam this week.
Ongoing wildfires in Ontario and western Canada will impact areas across the Great Lakes to the Northeast through the weekend.
It was a rather active past few days with tornadoes, flash flooding, and damaging winds targeting many communities from Tennessee to Massachusetts and in Colorado.
Gulf Coast (1995)
Tropical storm Dean entered the Texas coast near Galveston, TX. Galveston reported a wind gust of 51 mph, but just 0.54" of rain. Coastal roads were flooded across Louisiana.
Las Vegas, NV (1998)
2.50 inches of rain in 1 hour.
Greenville, SC (2004)
Heavy rain causes nearby river to crest at 19.2 feet, the second highest crest ever.