Typical weather for the area today. Expect hot highs near 93 interior, upper 80s along the beaches. Plenty of sunshine early with clouds and rain chances (50%) for the afternoon/evening. Tonight, warm and muggy, some rain before 10pm. Lows tonight fall to near 75.
Rounds of drenching thunderstorms could bring drought relief to parts of the southern United States into July.
Extreme heat helped trigger several large wildfires in the Southwest while severe weather claimed more than 170 lives in parts of Asia this week.
El Niño officially came to an end in early June, and experts are calling for a La Niña to develop in its footsteps.
An Ohio teen died after contracting a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm freshwater on an out-of-state trip.