Tropical Storms Douglas continues to churn over the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Douglas remains several hundred miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California as it tracks toward the west-northwest.
Douglas will continue on this track the next several days, keeping the tropical system away from any land and eventually weakening later this week as it interacts with much cooler water.
A satellite image showing both Tropical Storm Douglas and Tropical Depression Elida Monday afternoon, courtesy of the Mexico Meteorological Service.
Elida weakened from a tropical storm to a remnant low on Tuesday night and is currently not expected to re-intensify. However, Elida will continue to deliver rain to portions of western Mexico.
Moisture leftover from Elida will remain within 150 miles of the Mexico coastline through Wednesday enhancing rainfall across the states of Jalisco, Colima and Michoacan. Rainfall through Wednesday will generally average 25-75 mm (1-3 inches) although isolated amounts up to 150 mm (6 inches) will be possible.
Flash flooding remains the greatest threat through Wednesday, although isolated mudslides can occur in areas of rugged terrain that get the heaviest rainfall.
Damaging winds are not expected to be widespread; however, isolated damaging wind gusts will be possible in any thunderstorms.
The remnants from Elida will continue to produce dangerous surf and rip currents along the southwest coast of Mexico the next several days, so any beachgoers should use extreme caution.
As the moisture leftover from Elida continues to fall apart, it will bring an end to the flooding concerns across southwestern Mexico.
Tropical Depression Eight could become a tropical storm while brushing the North Carolina coast with rough surf, downpours and locally gusty thunderstorms early this week.
Following several stretches of unseasonable heat in August, September is set to yield lower temperatures across the United Kingdom.
Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week.
Another strong tropical disturbance will move off the coast of Africa early this week and bears watching for strengthening and impact on the Caribbean and the United States during September.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday afternoon local time with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Following a stormy weekend across Germany, a period of dry and more seasonable weather is in store this week.
New England (1965)
A total of 2.5 inches of snow on top of Mt. Washington set an August record. Vermont had a reading of only 25 degrees, while Nantucket had a chilly 39 degrees. Earliest freeze on record at many stations.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.