Cooler air is settling in over Detroit behind a front, but there is good news for those who want summer warmth to hang on.
Humidity remained low on Monday, but a surge of steamy air will quickly return on southwest breezes by the middle of this week.
Temperatures are expected to soar into the lower 90s on Tuesday. The heat combined with the humidity will make it feel even hotter, as AccuWeather RealFeel temperatures during peak heating in the afternoon will reach the middle 90s.
The record high in Detroit for Tuesday's date is 94 degrees, matched most recently in 1983.
The vast majority of the time will be free of rain for outdoor plans such as boating, fishing and construction activities.
The heat and humidity will be short-lived as autumnlike air will plow southward out of Canada and into the Great Lakes late week. There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday and Wednesday night in the transition from summer to autumn.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms early this week.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.