Atlanta will continue to gradually turn hotter through the week as sunshine remains in control. The first 90-degree reading of the year may occur on Thursday.
Wednesday will see highs in the upper 80s with pleasant conditions. Fans attending the 7:10 p.m. EDT game between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers at Turner Field should have enjoyable weather for baseball, as temperatures will shift down to the lower 80s and upper 70s during the evening.
Overnight lows through Thursday will sit in the mid-60s.
Humidity levels will initially be pleasantly low as the warming trend commences but will rise later in the week and add to the discomfort of the impending sizzling heat.
It will remain very warm, with highs in the upper 80s through the Memorial Day weekend, although a couple of showers and thunderstorms are possible for the holiday on Monday.
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Monday morning's weather may result in further airline delays in Atlanta.
While no major storms are pressing the northeastern United States in the short-term, milder air will trigger spotty, light snow and freezing drizzle to start the week.
Urduja, known globally as Kai-tak, will continue to unleash life-threatening flooding rain and mudslides as it slowly crosses the Philippines into Monday.
As frigid air plunges into and builds over the central United States, a stormy pattern with snow, ice and rain may unfold from Texas to Maine for Christmas holiday travelers.
Those getting a head start on holiday travel across the Rockies and Midwest late this week may be faced with disruptive snow along the way.
While waves of arctic air will continue to pour across the Great Lakes and New England this weekend, milder air will surge farther northward early this week.
The cold reprieve unfolding across the United States will not last long with waves of chilly air set to invade many parts of the country in the days leading up to Christmas.
Winds will again kick up and become strong, raising the risk of rapidly spreading wildfires in Southern California through Sunday as firefighters continue to battle the historic Thomas Fire.