A brief weekend warmup will precede colder air for Atlanta.
Temperatures will rise to near 50 F Sunday and Monday. Sunshine will be accompanied by some breezy winds during the day, but the air will still feel warmer regardless of the wind.
However, on Tuesday temperatures will drop back down into the 30s and remain there through midweek. Despite the cooler temperatures, the sun will be present everyday.
There is a chance of a shower on Friday with a high in the mid-50s.
A developing tropical storm, moving just north of the large islands of the Caribbean, will take aim at the Bahamas and southern Florida into this weekend.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
Following a tropical storm threat in the Bahamas and Florida into this weekend, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Japan is bracing for another threat from Typhoon Lionrock next week.
A deadly earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time on Wednesday with tremors felt as far away as the capital city of Rome.
Multiple tornadoes touched down across Indiana and Ohio on Wednesday, one of which flattened a Starbucks in the town of Kokomo, Indiana.
Washington, D.C. (1814)
Tornado struck part of Washington, D.C., killing many British soldiers who were burning the capitol.
South Carolina (1885)
Hurricane struck SC; $1.3 million damage at Charleston with many fatalities.
10 degrees in Bowen, coldest August temperature ever in United States.