A large area of high pressure will foster dry weather and mild air for southern parts of the United Kingdom and northern France for the rest of the week.
For London and southern England, skies will feature partly to mostly sunny skies each day through Sunday with high temperatures ranging from 13 C at the coast to 17 C farther inland (55-62 F). The normal high in London this time of the year is around 13 C (55 F).
Parisians and tourists enjoy a warm afternoon around the fountain of the Luxembourg garden in Paris, Saturday, June 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
A weak frontal boundary passing through northern parts of the United Kingdom Friday night into Saturday will bring a few showers to Scotland and northern England but only some clouds to southern Wales and southern England.
Northern France, including Paris, will also bask in a stretch of dry and mild weather that will last into early next week.
Thursday featured plenty of sunshine for the Paris area; however, a weak frontal boundary brought more clouds on Friday.
There will be a mixture of clouds and sunshine both Saturday and Sunday, but dry weather will prevail along with comfortable temperatures.
The dry weather will then continue into early next week as high pressure builds overhead. This will result in plenty of sunshine both Monday and Tuesday.
Temperatures through Tuesday will range from 17-19 C (62-66 F). The normal high in Paris during this stretch of time is 15 C (59 F).
The weather threatens to interfere with search, rescue and cleanup operations in the wake of the major 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has killed thousands of people with the death toll mounting.
Damaging wind and hail as large as softballs have been the main threats, and will continue to be throughout the overnight hours.
Sunny skies and cooler conditions will be the rule this week in Chicago.
In wake of a chilly Monday with spotty showers, warmer and drier weather will settle in for much of the week ahead.
Temperatures will have their ups and downs across the Northeast this week, starting off on a cool note before milder air moves in for the middle of the week.
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