A push of cooler, less humid air is settling over New York City and the Northeast for the balance of the week.
Several days of bright sunshine are in store.
The push of Canadian air will end the daily risk of showers and thunderstorms experienced during the holiday weekend.
Many people will be able to turn off the fans and air conditioners with temperatures dropping down into the upper 50s and lower 60s at night around the city.
Many suburbs will have nighttime temperatures dipping to 50 degrees.
Each day Wednesday through Friday will bring bright sunshine and a cool breeze with highs generally in the middle 70s to near 80 degrees.
The only potential weather related travel problem would be patchy early morning fog for long-distance commuters over the interior river valleys of New England and the mid-Atlantic. Some highways that could be impacted include the Thruway, I-78, I-80 and I-84.
For those hitting the New Jersey and Long Island beaches this week, the afternoons will still be warm enough to swim and sun, but bring a sweatshirt or jacket for the evenings and mornings.
The terrain of Stage 10 of the Tour de France is not the only obstacle cyclists face.
The 2014 Open Championship begins Thursday, July 17 and lasts through Sunday, July 20.
The first part of this week will feel more like September than the middle of July, typically the hottest time of year, throughout the Midwest.
The hot weather seen across the Northwest over the weekend will carry over into the new week, continuing the risk of heat-related illness.
The Northeast and mid-Atlantic will be faced with severe thunderstorms and flooding downpours through at least Tuesday before the new week ends on a more refreshing note.
New York City, NY (1977)
A thunderstorm north of city struck a power plant at 9:34 p.m., setting off a chain reaction and a power failure that would last into the following day. Looting resulted and a billion dollars worth of merchandise was lost.
Memphis, TN (1980)
108 degrees -- all-time record high.
Walker, IA (1992)
3.5 inches of rain in just one hour caused stream and river flooding.