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.
Ahead of an approaching storm system, unseasonable warmth will overspread much of the United Kingdom on Sunday and Monday.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
The stream of moisture into the Southwest is drying out some, so this weekend may not be as wet as the previous few days.
Life-threatening heavy rainfall will continue to focus on northeastern India, Bangladesh and western Myanmar into Monday before a drier weather pattern sets in.
Heat and humidity remained in control over the much of the country during the last week of July.
The air felt like an exceptional 163 F in Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, on Friday and similar or worse conditions will follow.
Mansfield, OH (1992)
13.23" of rain in July -- wettest month on record.
Moline, IL (1992)
11.40" of rain -- wettest July on record.
La Crosse, WI (1992)
August temperature only 68.0 degrees for month; coolest since July 1891.