Strong thunderstorms will kick off July for Cleveland for the beginning of the week. Temperatures in the 80s will accompany storms before tapering off to the mid-70s for a pleasant Independence Day.
After a warmer, humid Monday, storms will roll in midmorning Tuesday. Severe storms can bring damaging winds, large hail and flooding. The high should hover around the 85-degree Fahrenheit mark.
Storms should clear out before nightfall as calmer, cloudy skies appear. The low should be in the high 60s as humidity remains a factor.
For midweek, another round of storms are expected, though less severe than the previous day. Wednesday should be mostly cloudy with a storm potentially popping up in the afternoon. Temperatures will begin to decline as the high should fall into the low 80s.
A small chance of a storm could linger for Thursday, though skies should be mostly sunny and temperatures will be in the comfortable low 70s.
Looking ahead toward Independence Day, sunny skies and seasonable temperatures hovering around the 75-degree mark are expected.
The late-season swelter will continue along much of the Atlantic Seaboard through the week as tens of millions head back to school and work.
Tropical depression five has formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico's Bay of Campeche and will continue its west-northwest path during the next couple of days.
A second volcanic eruption occurred on Sunday morning in Iceland in the same area that had one on Friday.
Severe thunderstorms will threaten holiday festivities across parts of the Midwest and central Plains to close out the extended Labor Day weekend.
While flooding is a threat, monsoonal rains will be beneficial for most areas across northwest India this week.
Gusty winds, large hail and power outages occurred Sunday into Monday morning in the north-central United States.
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.
East Coast (1775)