Warmth will continue around Cleveland through the Labor Day weekend, while excessive heat is bottled up to the west, thanks to occasional heavy storms.
Rounds of thunderstorms will occur on the northern and eastern fringe of excessive heat anchored over the Central states.
Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are in the forecast through Wednesday. Any storm can become locally severe with gusty winds and drenching downpours.
The storms can cause sporadic travel disruptions and isolated power outages. Folks outdoors, and especially boaters, will want to keep an eye out for rapidly changing weather conditions.
The high temperature in Cleveland hit 87 degrees on Monday. Due to storms in the area Tuesday, temperatures reached 82 degrees.
Drier weather is in store for the end of the week as the system moving through the Great Lakes pushes to the south and east.
Temperatures will continue to average above normal through the Labor Day weekend. Additional sporadic storms are also likely to develop over the weekend.
Normal temperatures range from a low in the lower 60s to a high near 80 degrees during late August.
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A dangerous multiple-day severe weather outbreak will begin this weekend over the South Central states and will include the potential for nighttime tornadoes in parts of Texas and Kansas.
A large storm will form over the eastern half of the nation next week and will bring a swath of unsettled conditions for days.
A slow-moving low pressure system will make residents of the Northwest reach for their raincoats and umbrellas each day through the remainder of the week.
Surviving a flight in the wheel well of a commercial aircraft is possible, but highly unlikely due to subzero temperatures and thinner air than what is found at the peak of Mount Everest.
With a growing demand among young adults to live in more connected, urban communities, it remains unclear if they will make the push toward a more environmentally sustainable future.
Washington, DC (1960)
91 degrees to 47 degrees in six hours.
St. Paul, MN (1963)
5.5" of snow.
Raleigh, NC (1980)
95 degrees - April record.