With temperatures near normal, sunshine will be bursting through the morning clouds.
In typical Southern California fashion, each morning will start off with some low clouds for the coastal areas. However, as the middle of the day approaches, sunshine will be breaking through the clouds and persisting into the evening.
Per the norm for this time in August, high temperatures will be in the lower to middle 80s each afternoon.
At night, lows will drop down into the lower 60s through the week.
Rain is not expected to return to the forecast until closer to September. The lack of rain will only add to the drought problems for the state. According to the California Drought Monitor, nearly 60 percent of the state is classified in exceptional drought, the highest drought category.
Thunderstorms and soaking rain will threaten Memorial Day ceremonies, cookouts and vacations for millions on Monday.
Potent thunderstorms will target part of the Plains during a time when many will be outdoors celebrating Memorial Day.
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, and elevated temperatures will waste no time in surging back into the northwestern United States this week.
Despite no longer being a tropical storm, Bonnie will induce daily showers and thunderstorms across the Carolinas into the middle of the week.
Rainy weather will help to lessen the severity of the drought around Colombia and Venezuela in the coming months while drier-than-normal conditions make matters worse for the drought in Chile and northeastern Brazil.
Rain will hold off moving into South East England on Monday’s bank holiday, allowing for dry weather to prevail across the United Kingdom.
Mississippi/ Ohio Valleys (1989)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Upper Ohio Valley. A F-4 tornado injured three people and caused a million dollars damage at New Providence IA.
Thunderstorms developing along a warm front spawned fourteen tornadoes in northeastern Texas during the last afternoon and night. Thunderstorms produced baseball size hail near Marshall, wind gusts to 77 mph at Commerce and up to five inches of rain in many locations.
Daytona Beach, FL (1997)
140 people rescued from rip currents. A man died trying to save his wife.