Temperatures will bounce back into the low 70s late this weekend after a bout with frigid air midweek.
After a cold start early in the week, temperatures began to rise Friday breaking the cycle of cold, winter air in Atlanta.
On Saturday temperatures rose into the 60s, accompanied by some sun.
Heading into Sunday, temperatures will rise another 10 degrees, nearing the mid 70s on Sunday afternoon. This is ten degrees above average for the beginning of March.
For those looking to spend time outdoors, Sunday will be the warmest and clearest day of the weekend.
For the first two days of March, skies will cloud up with temperatures trending more towards the average of 60 degrees.
Rain will move through Monday but will be followed by some sunshine and breezy winds on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Conditions will deteriorate across Hawaii this weekend as Darby delivers locally heavy rain and rough surf. But the tropical storm will provide long-term benefits.
The midwestern United States will be in the crosshairs of potent thunderstorms into Saturday night.
Much of the eastern United States will continue to swelter with above-average temperatures into the end of the month.
Stifling heat has been baking the central United States but will finally ease across northern areas this weekend.
Lightning killed a teenager on Friday, the second teen lightning death in three days. With thunderstorms continuing to rattle several parts of the nation, more lives will be at risk.
The more than 100,000 people expected to attend the annual Glorious Goodwood festival next week will want to keep a brolly handy.
Canton, IL (1975)
A tornado ripped through a 3-block section of downtown, killing 2 people, injuring 75 and creating $5 million damage. A 15-foot wooden plank was driven through an auto engine block, splitting the front of the car in two. The woman driving was not injured. National Guardsmen were called in to prevent looting.
Columbus, OH (1979)
This is the first year in 101 years of record keeping at Columbus in which the temperature has not reached 90 degrees by July 23rd.
Hurricane Delores, west of Baja California, causes high surf along the Southern California coast.