Dramatically cooler temperatures on Monday will usher in a mild week of weather for metro-east residents.
The mercury is expected to reach a high of 78 on the first day of the work week, under a mix of sun and clouds. That's 12 degrees below the average high of 90 for July 28 in the metro-east.
Temperatures will rise only a little bit as the week goes on, with a high of 79 for Tuesday, 82 Wednesday and 81 on both Thursday and Friday.
Skies will be mostly sunny for the week, with a slight chance of popup thunderstorms late in the day on Thursday and Friday.