Summer will continue to lag into early November, with numerous daily record highs, and also some monthly record highs expected in parts of the heat-weary South and Plains states.
Numerous daily record highs were broken Sunday. Atlanta's record high of 86 degrees was the latest 86-degree day on record there, surpassing the previous date of Oct. 28, 1940. Macon, Georgia, set a new record high by reaching 89 degrees Sunday afternoon. Greenville, North Carolina, also set a new daily record high by topping out at 86 degrees.
Some southern cities could set a new daily record high each day through midweek.