Record-breaking low temperatures are expected the next few days in the Atlanta area.
Arctic air pushing south will cause Monday's high to only reach 27 degrees, but a bitter northwest wind up to 30 mph will push the AccuWeather RealFeel® temperature into the single digits.
It will be clear and breezy Monday night with a low of 6 degrees, which would break the 1970 record of 10 degrees for the date.
It will remain extremely cold into Tuesday, especially in the morning. Highs for the day will likely not climb out of the middle 20s. The low overnight will dip back down into the teens.
A warm-up is coming on Wednesday with a high in the mid-40s for the day, though overnight will stay below freezing. The temperature will continue to increase under a threat of showers through Saturday, when the high will return to the lower 60s.
Smoke created hazy, orange views in Los Angeles on Saturday as the Sand Fire continued to rage less than 40 miles away from the city's downtown.
Gusty thunderstorms will target the northeastern United States on Monday, but will fail to sweep away the baking heat wave gripping the region.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures soaring across the northwestern United States during the final week of July.
Downpours will spread from the lower Mississippi Valley to eastern and central Texas early this week, delivering needed rain but raising the concern for flash flooding.
A renewed risk of severe weather will threaten portions of the north-central United States early this week.
With the heat of summer comes many unwelcomed pests, including mosquitoes, ants, fruit flies, wasps and stink bugs, into outdoor spaces and homes.
Sandusky, OH (1995)
3.22" of rain in less than 2 hours. Many roads were flooded.
Rowan, NC (1996)
4" of rain in 45 minutes.
Southern California (1996)
7-10 foot swells on the beaches from a powerful storm south of Tahiti. Life guards had to make more than 500 rescues due to the rough surf.