After intense flash flooding in the Los Angeles area caused travel disruptions, damage and was the cause of one fatality, the return normal sunshine and dry weather will outlast throughout the weekend.
While previous rains proved deadly, the state continues to be plagued by exceptional drought with dry conditions the norm. There is currently no rain in the projected forecast.
However, the weather will settle and residents should see calmer skies for the next several days.
Low morning clouds, however, may cause flight delays at Los Angeles International Airport.
It will be sunny each day with highs in the low 80s and nighttime lows in the low 60s.
Weekend activities, including the Natsumatsuri Summer Festival on Saturday at the Japanese American National Museum, won't be hampered by the weather as the sunshine continues to bathe the region.
For fans heading to Angel Stadium for the Angels' games against the rival Dodgers or Red Sox over the weekend, skies should be partly sunny making for ideal baseball weather.
The weather threatens to interfere with search, rescue and cleanup operations in the wake of the major 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has killed more than 1,000 people with the death toll mounting.
Severe thunderstorms that developed over the South Central states on Friday afternoon have continued throughout the night and are now threatening the central Gulf Coast.
Rain has postponed Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway. The race has been rescheduled for Sunday with the green flag set to fly at 1 p.m. EDT
A strong thunderstorm crossed Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, covering the ground with hail.
The 7.8-magnitude temblor hit at 11:56 a.m. local time Saturday with an epicenter 81 km (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal, the nation's capital, the United States Geological Survey reported. It was at a depth of 15 km (9.3 miles).
Residents of Boston will want to keep their umbrellas handy through Monday.