While a storm focuses farther north over the West this weekend, chilly air will continue to roll in across Arizona on west to southwest winds.
Compared to highs much of this week, temperatures will be 20 to 30 degrees lower over the weekend.
As is usually the case when it gets windy in the region, there will be areas of blowing dust. However, this is not expected to be severe this time.
Showers will retreat to the Rim Country on Saturday. However, a couple of passing showers will dot the deserts for a time.
Over the mountains, snow showers can be frequent enough to bring a couple of inches of accumulation to some of the elevations above 6,500 feet through Saturday.
Sunshine will return to most areas during the latter part of the weekend, but temperatures will be slow to rebound. It may take much of next week before readings return to normal.
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.
After unloading flooding rain across the Philippines into Monday, Typhoon Nida will take aim at China early this week.
A tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Sea will attempt to reactivate the Atlantic Basin during the first week of August.
As several large fires continue to rage across the western United States, weather conditions will gradually improve for firefighting efforts this 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.
Mansfield, OH (1992)
13.23" of rain in July -- wettest month on record.
Moline, IL (1992)
11.40" of rain -- wettest July on record.
La Crosse, WI (1992)
August temperature only 68.0 degrees for month; coolest since July 1891.