Thunderstorms early this week will push through by late week to provide a pleasant weekend.
Temperatures should begin to rise as the week unfolds before reaching the mid-80s over the weekend. Temperatures are on par with usual summertime averages.
Overnight temperatures will follow the same trend, reaching a low in the upper 60s.
After storms early in the week, skies should be mostly sunny. Sunday will bring the chance of pop-up thunderstorms in the afternoon, though skies should be clear for the start of next week.
Fans heading to Progressive Field for the rest of the series against the New York Yankees and into the three-game series versus the Chicago White Sox should enjoy comfortable baseball conditions.
Those planning to spend extended amounts of time in the sun this weekend should take proper precautions by applying sunscreen frequently throughout the day.
Relief from the heat baking Germany this weekend will come by early next week, but not before violent thunderstorms threaten northern areas to end the weekend.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will spread toward southern Florida as a tropical disturbance spreads northwestward from Cuba.
Following a tropical threat for the United States Gulf coast next week, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
After showers threaten to spoil outdoor plans over the weekend, Monday will feature great weather for the bank holiday in Wales and England.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan early next week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
President Obama visited flood victims in Louisiana this week, while several tropical systems were on the prowl in the Atlantic.
Lake Okeechobee, FL (1949)
Hurricane sends 155-mph winds against levees but the disaster of 1928, when the levees broke, was not repeated.
Kiana, AK (1976)
A weak tornado occurred, about 2.9 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
Elizabeth, PA (1979)
A heavy thunderstorm at Elizabeth, PA, 20 miles SE of Pittsburgh, tore the roof off an apartment building and downed about 100 trees. Trees were also knocked over at McKeesport, PA.