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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Monday, Aug. 25:

1. Nice Start to The Week, HOT by Wednesday

Monday will be even better than Sunday, with lots of sun and comfortable temperatures. Heat and humidity return toward the middle of the week. FULL FORECAST (http://on.wusa9.com/1gceO4R)

2. TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane stripes coming apart on I-66

On Monday morning, the Sky 9 chopper flew over Interstate 66 where it appears lane stripes are coming up and creating a mess on the roadway. READ MORE and VIEW PHOTOS (http://on.wusa9.com/1BUq4j8)

3. Michael Brown's family prepares to say goodbye

On the eve of Michael Brown's funeral Monday, the teen's parents saw their son for the first time since his death and tried to prepare for a burial that will test their strength. FULL STORY (http://on.wusa9.com/1p8hclL)

4. Police: 3 DC sex assaults in 5 days may be linked

Washington's Metropolitan Police Department says three sexual assaults on women in a five-day period may be connected. READ MORE (http://on.wusa9.com/XLKhrX)

5. McDonnell faces questions from wife's defense team Monday

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will be questioned by his wife's defense Monday morning in the couple's federal corruption trial. READ MORE (http://on.wusa9.com/XLKiMD)

BONUS: We're wishing good luck to all the students, teachers and parents who are heading back to school today. Have a great year!

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