Heat building over the southern U.S. will reach into parts of Georgia during the final of weeks of August, bringing high heat to the Atlanta area.
"Atlanta is basically looking at their hottest stretch of weather for the entire summer," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brian Edwards said.
"They have had one day of more than 95 F temperatures this whole summer."
AccuWeather.com Meteorologists are forecasting 95 F or hotter through Saturday.
Highs will climb into the mid-90s, reaching a bit above the normal high of 88 F, into the weekend.
"The weather otherwise, will be dry, but the humidity will factor in, making temperatures feel like 100 F to 105 F each afternoon through the weekend," Edwards said.
With humidity factored in, AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will reach into the 100s during the afternoon hours each day.
If you are enjoying outdoor activities, make sure to wear sunscreen and drink plenty of water.
Also, stay alert to rapidly changing conditions by using MinuteCast™, since spotty storms may erupt and cause disruptions to outdoor events during the afternoons and evenings.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Following a mild Thanksgiving and Black Friday, noticeably cooler air will return to the Northeast this weekend.
Sandra remains on track to make landfall in northern Mexico on Saturday, but it will be much weaker than its current major hurricane status.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
A major Thanksgiving Day storm threatens to ruin holiday events across the Central states with flooding rain, snow, a glaze of ice and fog.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential to cause flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
North Dakota (1896)
Thanksgiving Day Blizzard. "Wind Velocity and snowfall never equalled before."
Destructive windstorm in the Northwest; winds gusting to 105 mph in Cut Bank, MT; 96 mph in Sheridan, WY. Spokane, WA, radio tower downed. Coleville, WA, lumber shed demolished.
Barst, Guadeloupe (1970)
1.50 inches of rain in 1 minute -- world record.