Following a cooler Independence Day, Pittsburgh will have a stretch of sunshine and warmer weather for the next several days.
Temperatures will continue to rise and hit near 85 F early this week. The rise in temperature will pull closer and at times slightly higher to the seasonal averages.
Skies will be sunny to partly cloudy through the first part of the week.
Overnight temperatures will follow the same trend and could reach the upper 60s toward the start of this week. Thunderstorms could reappear midweek.
With many outdoor activities planned this weekend, those spending extended amount of time in the sun should take proper precaution and apply sunscreen frequently. As temperatures rise, it is important to stay hydrated as well.
Fans headed to PNC Park should see pleasant baseball weather as the Pirates take on the Philadelphia Phillies in a three game home series.
Warmer weather will stay consistent through much of next week.
Sunny skies and seasonable conditions will follow low clouds each day through Saturday in the Bay Area.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Georgia coast through the middle of the week.
A rapid shutdown of tropical activity and an end to hurricane season in early September is not likely this year, despite a strong El Nino.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
The calendar may have flipped to September but summer is not going anywhere just yet across the Northeast.
Tropical Depression 14-E developed several hundred miles southwest of Mexico on Monday and is expected to strengthen as it moves northward through the middle of the week.
Milwaukee, WI (1988)
Hottest summer on record. Six days of 100 degrees or greater and 36 days of 90 or above. Average temperature of 73.8 beat the old record of 72.8 set in 1921 and 1955. The normal average tempera- ture for a summer in Milwaukee is 68.3 degrees.
Washington Co., IA (1897)
Hail fell and drifted in piles 6 feet deep in Washington County.
Yuma, AZ (1950)
123 degrees - hottest temperature ever in Yuma. Yuma is the hottest city in the U.S.