A storm system moving across the southern Plains will shift northeast, bringing some rain and a thunderstorm to Chicago by midweek.
Rain will be in the area through much of Wednesday with highs in the middle 60s under cloudy skies.
Dry conditions are expected to return by Wednesday evening; however, with lows in the middle 50s.
Conditions should improve by Thursday with highs near 80 F and times of clouds and sun throughout the day. However, the possibility of a shower or thunderstorm cannot be ruled out for the evening hours.
Roads turned into rivers in parts of the mid-Atlantic on Saturday due to flooding downpours.
Rounds of drenching showers and heavy thunderstorms will heighten the risk of flash flooding across the northeastern United States through the final weekend of July.
Tropical Storm Nida threatens to bring flooding rain to the Philippines into this weekend with future impacts on China and Taiwan.
As several large fires continue to rage across the western United States, weather conditions will gradually improve for firefighting efforts in the upcoming week.
Additional downpours are likely to roll across northern New Jersey and further suspend play during the late rounds at the 98th PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club this weekend.
A tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Sea will attempt to reactivate the Atlantic Basin during the first week of August.
Amarillo, TX (1982)
4.22" of rain -- 24-hour July rainfall record.
Eureka, CA (1982)
A total of 0.03" in drizzle -- a daily rainfall record for midsummer.
11 of the past 12 days brought heavy rain to at least some part of the state.