A damp, cool week is ahead for the Atlanta area.
Temperatures will fluctuate throughout the week, varying from the low 50s to the low 60s with overnight temperatures ranging from the 30s to the 40s.
Showers and even a few thunderstorms are in the forecast through Wednesday morning. By Wednesday afternoon skies will clear and sunshine will return to the city for a brief period.
The chance of rain will arrive again Thursday afternoon and continue through the evening.
Following a dry end to the week, rain and thunderstorms look to return on Saturday to kick off the weekend with temperatures in the 50s.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
A strengthening storm system will bring the threat for flooding, mudslides and severe thunderstorms to areas from Italy into the Balkans later Friday into the weekend.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
A "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
“It was by far the most intimidating natural disaster I have ever chased,” Storm Chaser and Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer said of the historic flooding in South Carolina.
A fall-like weekend is in store for the Northeast, after rain and thunderstorms will dampen the region on Friday.
Intense low pressure causes 100 mph wind gusts in parts of state.
The East (1988)
Big early season chill Philadelphia 35 (tied record) Atlantic City 30 Newark, NJ 35 Bridgeport, CT 31 Hartford, CT 28
Binghamton, NY (2000)
1" of snow - the earliest date on record an inch or more of snow has fallen.