Less humid weather may work its way into Atlanta by mid-week.
A mix of clouds and sun is expected along with a chance of a thunderstorm on Labor Day with a high in the upper 80s. Temperatures will stay in the upper 80s through the end of the week.
The chance for thunderstorms may bring some more rain to the city. Atlanta received 5.24 inches of rain in August, surpassing the monthly average of 3.9 inches. More rain has fallen already from January through Aug. 31 than the city typically receives in an entire calendar year.
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.
Heat will be erased by an autumnlike air mass across parts of northern Europe.
East Coast (1775)
Matecumbe Key, FL (1935)
Labor Day Hurricane hit Florida. Pressure at Matecumbe Key dipped to 26.35"/892.3 mb. Most intense hurricane ever to hit the U.S. with 200-mph wind. Tide of 15 feet; 408 dead.
Mecca, CA (1950)
126 degrees - highest ever for U.S. in Sept.