Despite some recent rounds of rain, Los Angeles remains in the tight grasp of severe drought, with no additional relief in sight in the coming week.
Temperatures are forecast to climb throughout the weekend, reaching within a few degrees of 90 on Sunday.
With limited cloud coverage, the sun's intensity will create higher AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures.
Overnight low temperatures will range from the lower to middle 50s, with a bit more cloud coverage than the daytime hours.
The next chance for measurable rain will likely not be until the end of the month; possibly even longer.
The drought has taken a heavy toll on local farmers and crop growth. After 2013 finished as the driest year on record for the state, it will take significant rain falls to bring the area back to average.
A change in the weather pattern will bring and extended period of dry and sunny conditions over much of the south-central United States.
SpaceX is preparing to launch another rocket into space, and as they do so, they will be monitoring the weather carefully to make sure that it does not interfere.
Residents of the southeastern United States may feel like the calendar has flipped ahead to Memorial Day with warm and muggy weather in place for the start of May.
May is picking up where April left off with record-challenging warmth surging back into the northwestern United States.
Dry days will be hard to come by in the northeastern United States for the first week of May as storm systems bring frequent rain to the region.
Torrential rain triggered flooding across southern Louisiana over the weekend, submerging streets and closing major highways.
Winnipeg, Canada (1997)
The Red River crested above flood stage... 27,000 people were evacuated across Manitoba.
6"-8" of rain in the area bounded by Corpus Christi, Laredo, and Brownsville (1st-2nd).
Havre, MT (1899)
24.8 inches of snow fell.