Locally gusty, drenching storms will fire in the Philadelphia area at midweek but will be followed by a slight reduction in heat and humidity.
After temperatures flirt with the middle 90s F and AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures peak near 100 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 New Jersey shore and Delaware beaches, each day this week 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. However, the cooler and less humid air will be significantly less impressive, when compared to prior outbreaks in recent weeks.
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.
In an effort to cut down the time it takes to scan storms in order to alert the public of tornadoes and severe storms, the National Weather Service made small but potentially life-saving adjustments to their radar operations.
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
More thunderstorms are in order for the Atlanta area as temperatures remain in the upper 80s.
Steamy air will return to the interior Northeast to the Ohio Valley this week, setting the stage for severe storms on Wednesday.
After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, another cooldown will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.
Severe storms will fire up Tuesday afternoon and evening, threatening outdoor activities and travel for many.
Waterbury, CT (1926)
105 degrees -- record high for state.
Spokane, WA (1980)
Mt. St. Helen's erupted again; flash flood watch issued for 20 mile radius due to mud slides.
Heat wave continues; Ft. Worth, Waco and Wichita Falls all over 100 degrees for the 30th consecutive day. El Paso had its 40th consecutive day of 100 degree plus heat.