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.
Unsettled weather for the extended Labor Day weekend will be across the Southeast, Upper Midwest, northern Rockies and the Four Corners.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the South Carolina coast through the middle of the week.
A stormy weather pattern will prevail through September across much of southern South America.
A rapid shutdown of tropical activity and an end to hurricane season in early September is not likely this year, despite a strong El Nino.
Tropical Depression 14-E is several hundred miles southwest of Mexico and is expected to strengthen slowly into a tropical storm.
Heat will be erased by an autumnlike air mass across parts of northern Europe.
Matecumbe Key, FL (1935)
Labor Day Hurricane hit Florida. Pressure at Matecumbe Key dipped to 26.35"/892.3 mb. Most intense hurricane ever to hit the U.S. with 200-mph wind. Tide of 15 feet; 408 dead.
Mecca, CA (1950)
126 degrees - highest ever for U.S. in Sept.
East Coast (1775)