Humidity and the threat of thunderstorms will continue in the Atlanta area through much of the new week.
Spotty afternoon and evening thunderstorms are expected each day through at least Tuesday with highs reaching the lower 90s.
The storm threat may cause problems for those planning Labor Day picnics.
Stay alert to rapidly changing conditions by using MinuteCast™ if you are headed out for outdoor events. If you hear thunder, seek shelter immediately.
Fans attending the Atlanta Braves' three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field should be vigilant when it comes to sudden changes in weather. The first game is set for Monday at 1:10 p.m. EDT.
Humidity will remain for Tuesday and Wednesday, along with partly sunny skies and an afternoon shower or thunderstorm around in the afternoon both days.
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Hurricane Maria will likely come close enough to North Carolina to trigger gusty winds and rain, while unleashing dangerous seas elsewhere along the East Coast this week.
A cold front will spread needed rainfall across drought-stricken parts of eastern Australia during the middle of the week.
The cold front that is expected to whisk Hurricane Maria back out to sea after it nears North Carolina will trim the summerlike warmth out of the midwestern and northeastern United States this week.
Emergency officials in Puerto Rico evacuated tens of thousands of people on Friday afternoon due to an imminent dam failure in the nearby areas of Isabela and Quebradillas, following Hurricane Maria's devastating blow.
Tropical Storm Pilar is expected to churn up rough seas and raise the risk for flooding downpours across southwestern Mexico this week.
Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes on the Indonesian island of Bali due to fears of Mount Agung potentially erupting.
Recent earthquakes near North Korea’s nuclear test site have raised questions as to how far radioactive material would travel if an underground atomic explosion triggers a leak.
While no new threats are lurking behind Maria and Lee this week, residents of the Caribbean and United States should not let their guard down as tropical season is far from over.