Temperatures will be soaring way above normal for the early part of the week before returning to typical August highs.
Following a stretch of days with afternoon highs near normal for this time in August, things will be heating up for the new week.
By Monday afternoon, temperatures will be well above the average highs. Many cities will have temperatures more than 10 degrees above normal, including Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon.
Those who plan to spend time outside should try to limit time outdoors during the middle of the day when temperatures will be highest. If you can't do your outdoor activities early or late in the day, be sure to wear protective clothing and take frequent breaks and drink plenty of water.
These temperatures also will continue to fuel the wildfires burning across the West. Only a few spotty thunderstorms remain in the forecast through the week, mainly in the mountains. The lightning with these storms could even ignite new fires.
For the middle of the week, temperatures are expected to return closer to normal. A weak low pressure over the area could bring some more widespread showers and thunderstorms to parts of the interior Northwest.
While waters will be slow to recede across flood-ravaged South Carolina, dry weather will return and help cleanup efforts.
There can even be the odd thundery shower in parts of England and Wales.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley confirmed nine weather-related fatalities amid historic flooding across the state.
In lieu of direct impact from Hurricane Joaquin, what led to historic rainfall in the Carolinas this past weekend?
Despite Tropical Storm Oho not making landfall across Hawaii, localized downpours and rough surf will rattle the islands into late week.
An upper-level area of low pressure will slowly track eastward across the Southwest and produce rounds of showers and thunderstorms into Wednesday.
Ucluelet Brynnor Mines, Canada (1967)
Highest daily total of rainfall ever for Canada -- 19.61 inches in 24 hours.
Rotterdam, Netherlands (1981)
An F-28 airliner crashed, killing all aboard after apparently traversing a tornado shortly after take-off.
Honolulu, HI (1984)
Temperatures climbed to 94 degrees, establishing an all-time record high for October.