Locally gusty, drenching storms will fire in the New York area at midweek but will be followed by a slight reduction in heat and humidity.
After temperatures flirt with the 90-degree mark and AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures peak well into the 90s once again, storms will approach from the northwest and build nearby.
According to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dave Dombek, "Most storms will stop short of being severe, but there is a risk of isolated storms downing some trees, causing power outages and producing flash flooding."
For people heading to the beach, each day will be warm enough for bathing and the risk of storms will generally be limited to the evening and night time hours through Thursday.
During Thursday and Friday, high temperatures are projected to be in the middle 80s with lowering humidity, when compared to midweek.
After another temperature surge this weekend into early next week, there is the chance of a significant push of cool air during the middle and latter part of next week.
Ahead of an approaching storm system, unseasonable warmth will overspread much of the United Kingdom on Sunday and Monday.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
The stream of moisture into the Southwest is drying out some, so this weekend may not be as wet as the previous few days.
Life-threatening heavy rainfall will continue to focus on northeastern India, Bangladesh and western Myanmar into Monday before a drier weather pattern sets in.
Heat and humidity remained in control over the much of the country during the last week of July.
The air felt like an exceptional 163 F in Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, on Friday and similar or worse conditions will follow.
Mansfield, OH (1992)
13.23" of rain in July -- wettest month on record.
Moline, IL (1992)
11.40" of rain -- wettest July on record.
La Crosse, WI (1992)
August temperature only 68.0 degrees for month; coolest since July 1891.