Cooler air moved in to start the week in Washington, D.C., but a surge of heat is on the way.
This cooler air moved into the region after a cold front swung through late on Sunday.
More fall-like temperatures spread across the Northeast, dropping highs to 81 degrees on Monday.
However, things will heat up again Tuesday as the cool air slides off into the northern Atlantic. This will allow warmth to push up from the South.
Spanning Tuesday through Thursday, high temperatures will peak at or above 90 degrees with RealFeel® temperatures reaching 100 degrees for several hours each afternoon in urban areas. There will also be an increase in humidity with this heat.
Conditions for 9-11 memorial services Wednesday midday will be hot and humid with intervals of clouds and sun, as well as temperatures climbing into the low 90s. An afternoon thunderstorm is possible in the late afternoon.
The next front could bring a few spotty thunderstorms to the area on Wednesday night and Thursday with storms Thursday afternoon possibly becoming severe.
Following a bout of stormy weather that has lingered through the week, drier and more tranquil weather will move into the Atlanta area for the weekend.
Chicago is facing a mostly clear weekend with the threat of some disruptive thunderstorms on Saturday.
The peak of hurricane season, among other things, arrives in the fall.
After former Hurricane Odile battered resorts across Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, vacationers were left stranded and isolated while waiting for evacuations with sparse communication to loved ones back home.
Moisture from Odile brought flooding rainfall to the Southwest on Wednesday and more is on the way.
Odile and other weather systems will bring both dangerous flooding and drought-busting rain in parts of Texas and the southern Plains.
Miami, FL (1926)
The Great Miami Hurricane - center passed over city (27.61") -123 mph (5 min.), 138 mph (2 min.) tide 11.7' -- 372 dead.
54 died in Chesapeake Bay area from hurricane winds.
Sacramento, CA (1984)
100 degrees F., record 38th day of 100 degrees or higher this year.