A surge of warmth is coming just in time for Memorial Day weekend around Washington, D.C.
In the wake of spotty thunderstorms to end the week, the period from Sunday through Memorial Day is forecast to be free of rain with a warming trend.
Folks who have outdoor barbecues or picnics to attend on Sunday will have a great day for them. Highs will bump into the low 80s with plenty of sunshine.
The warming trend will carry over into Memorial Day with temperatures peaking into the upper 80s.
Those who plan on attending Memorial Day actives at Arlington National Cemetery or watching the National Memorial Day Parade will have beautiful weather for it.
However, sunscreen and sunglasses will be a necessity for anybody that is outdoors for an extended duration.
The only ongoing thunder around the area through Monday will be for the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally in honor of POWs and MIAs.
A nice evening will be in store for the Nationals 7:05 p.m. Memorial Day baseball game.
Showers and thunderstorms will return on Tuesday as warmth holds on and humidity increases.
The chilliest air of the season so far will settle over much of the Northeast Thursday into Friday and will bring frost to more areas than experienced frost early this week.
Tropical moisture from the approaching Odile will deliver another round of heavy rain and flooding downpours to the interior Southwest by the middle of this week.
The remnants of Odile have the potential to bring heavy rain and flooding to parts of the Plains and Midwest late this week after hitting the Southwest.
Edouard has become the first major hurricane in the Atlantic since Sandy. While remaining at sea, rough surf will reach some Atlantic coast beaches.
A raging wildfire, which erupted Monday afternoon, has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures and has forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents in Northern California, near Weed.
On Sunday night, a fiery ball of light ignited across the darkened skies of the northeastern United States, illuminating the heavens in a momentary flash of eerie daylight.
Upper Plains (1881)
General snowfall across NW Iowa and southern Minnesota. A total of 6 inches in Stuart, IA.
San Felipe Hurricane struck Palm Beach 27.43 inches of rain, enormous damage -- floods on Lake Okeechobee, drowned 1,836; 1,870 injured as dikes around the lake caved in during hurricane.
Mid Atlantic (1933)
Carolina-Virginia Hurricane: 28.25 inches of rain, 76-mph winds at Cape Hatteras -- great wind damage in VA and MD. Twenty-one lives were lost; $1 million damage.