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.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours to the northeastern U.S. and break the back of an extended heat wave.
The F1 season continues this weekend with the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim with disruptive showers and thunderstorms in the forecast.
Repeating and slow-moving storms will raise the risk of flash flooding and damaging winds over northern and central High Plains into Thursday night.
Repeating downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the Gulf coast and lower Mississippi Valley through the middle days of the week.
A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the Northeast much of this week, despite a brief reprieve in humidity for some.
Some Florida Keys residents are drumming up support against a new initiative to release genetically modified mosquitoes into their neighborhoods to fight Zika.
Waldrof, MN (1995)
81 mph wind gust (near Mankato).
2.75" of rain in less than 60 minutes just east of downtown Cleveland. 3.12" of rain fell in less than 60 minutes in Elyria.
Pollack, MD (2008)
Softball-sized hail shattered cars and windows.