Atlanta will kick off July with thunderstorms and high heat throughout midweek.
For the next several days, afternoon thunderstorms are a threat in addition to above-normal temperatures. Overnight lows should hover in the low 70s for much of the week.
Those planning to spend time outdoors should remain cautious during times of storms and seek shelter as soon a a thunderstorm moves in. Heat can also be a danger and it is important to stay hydrated in such conditions.
Wednesday should see very similar weather to days earlier in the week. With a high hovering near the 95-degree Fahrenheit mark, more storms could develop during the day and into a humid evening.
While the possibility of a stray storm remains, skies should mostly clear up by Thursday and temperatures will drop to the low 90s.
For Independence Day, the sunshine should be strong and temperatures will drop slightly to make for a seasonable day for the celebration.
Rounds of drenching thunderstorms could bring drought relief to parts of the southern United States into July.
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A persistent storm track will keep summer warmth out of the United Kingdom through much of July.
Before air conditioning existed, people had to be creative when trying to stay comfortable in sweltering conditions.
Thunderstorms will provide the Northeast some relief for locations currently experiencing drought conditions.
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Kit Carson, CO (1989)
A thunderstorm brought hail 4.5" in diameter.
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All-time record high of 108 (previous record 106 degrees).
Record Highs: Location: Old Record(F): New Record(F)/Year: Atlantic City (airport) 98 tied 98/1959 Washington, DC 98 Philadelphia, PA 98 Baltimore, MD 97 JFK Airport, NY 98