Drought continues its hold in Southern California, but beneficial rains expected at midweek will stay north of Los Angeles.
Lows during the overnight hours will be in the 50s consistently through the weekend, with increased cloud coverage compared to the afternoon hours. On Sunday the high temperature may peak at the 70-degree mark.
Highs will begin to climb again on Monday when they reach into the 80s with increased sunshine.
Unfortunately, the drizzle that will occur Wednesday morning will not be enough to offset the significantly below-average amount of rainfall the region has seen in recent months. Extreme to exception drought will continue its hold over the area.
While Hurricane Ignacio is expected to pass north of Hawaii early this week, the island chain will not be able to escape all of the impacts.
As of Monday evening, Fred was downgraded to a tropical storm. It will depart the Cape Verde Islands Tuesday and weaken further in the coming days.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Carolina coast through Tuesday.
A push of summer heat and humidity will make its way into the Northeast this week.
The 2015 US Open Tennis championships began Aug.31 and heat and humidity will return for to the Big Apple for the tournament's first week.
Los Angeles, CA (1955)
110 degrees, hottest day ever in September. This mark was tied September 4, 1988.
Milwaukee, WI (1988)
Hottest summer on record. Six days of 100 degrees or greater and 36 days of 90 or above. Average temperature of 73.8 beat the old record of 72.8 set in 1921 and 1955. The normal average tempera- ture for a summer in Milwaukee is 68.3 degrees.
Washington Co., IA (1897)
Hail fell and drifted in piles 6 feet deep in Washington County.