A series of disturbances will help to drive numerous showers and storms over the western Gulf Coast.
Meteorologists Mark Mancuso and Heather Waldman have a quick first look at the long holiday weekend forecast.
Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic and Tropical Storm Marie continue to pound the coasts with dangerous surf. Meanwhile, we're also watching an area of low pressure in the western Gulf.
Temperatures approached 90 degrees along parts of I-95 Wednesday, but an approaching front will usher in yet another cool-down.
Hurricane Marie in the Pacific and Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic will both remain offshore but will make for rough surf at the beaches.
Wednesday will be the warmest day of the week in the Northeast before cool air returns on Thursday.
A stalled front will be the gathering point for more heavy rain in the nation's midsection.
Probable storm Cristobal will not be a direct threat to the U.S but those headed to the beach should be wary of rough surf and rip tides.
Temperatures will rise into the eighties across the Northeast with lots of sunshine for those heading to the shore.
We are in the heart of hurricane season, and the Atlantic Basin is looking to become more favorable for tropical development.