The rest of the week around Atlanta will remain unsettled as a stationary front remains draped over the region.
Summertime heat and humidity will provide the fuel for showers and thunderstorms to form along the front.
Heavy downpours will be possible at times, although these storms will likely remain below severe criteria.
High temperatures will be a few degrees cooler as the clouds and rain put a damper on afternoon heating.
Low temperatures will continue to hover in the lower 70s.
Improving conditions will arrive for the weekend however.
The threat for showers and storms will diminish and a tad bit more sunshine will be around. Folks who may need to attend to outdoor activities will want to push them off until Saturday or Sunday if they can.
High temperatures will rise back into the upper 80s to near 90, closer to the average of 89 for this time of the year.
Looking ahead to next week, Typhoon Neoguri will impact the weather pattern across the East with an increase in storms expected in the Southeast.
Rain will finally make a return to drought-stricken California by the weekend with rain reaching all the way down into Southern California.
Showers are expected to fall over the Bay Area over the Halloween weekend, potentially dampening some holiday plans.
A shot of unseasonable cooler air will highlight the weekend across the Atlanta area.
Unseasonably cooler air will settle over the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex through Sunday.
Umbrellas and raincoats will be the rule in Seattle as a series of Pacific storms continue to affect the Northwest United States.
A storm riding a blast of cold air will unleash heavy snow on the central and southern Appalachians Saturday and will turn toward part of New England by Sunday.
Philadelphia, PA (1963)
Last of 28 consecutive days without measurable precipitation - longest stretch ever (any time of year).
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (1965)
14 inches more rain brought total for month of October 1965 to 42.43 inches.
Alpena, MI (1989)
73 degrees -- record for the date and the sixth consecutive day with a record high.