Los Angeles will be having a slight increase in temperature as sunny days remain a constant presence over the next several days.
Temperatures will be slightly higher than normal for this time of year, reaching close to the 90 F mark. The usual high is 84.
Even with the warmer weather, temperatures will not come close to the record high for this week of 109 F, set in 1891.
With plenty of sunshine ahead, skies will have little cloud cover. The sun will remain a strong presence throughout the weekend and into the new week.
Those with activities planned outdoors should take proper precautions and use sunscreen multiple times during the day.
For fans headed to Angels Stadium to watch the Angels' four game home series against the Detroit Tigers, the sunshine and warmer weather will make for ideal baseball conditions.
Meanwhile, the dry sunny skies will not provide any much-needed drought relief for the Los Angeles area. Still in an exceptional drought area, Los Angeles continues to struggle with drought relief efforts as minimal rainfall has occurred. All of California is in some type of drought condition as of July 15. At least 100 percent of the state is in a severe drought situation.
Fresh cold air will slash temperatures and bring another dose of wintry weather to the Southeast later this week with widespread travel problems.
Innovations to the heating/cooling industries have inspired cost-effective and efficient methods to regulate temperatures.
Yet another winter storm will take aim at the Northeast and Midwest this week with some snow, but also significant problems due to flooding and ice.
February 2015 has come to an end with numerous monthly records set across the United States.
A storm rolling out of the Southwest will spread a swath of heavy snow and travel disruptions from the Rockies to the northern Plains and Upper Midwest early this week.
The Seattle area will be basking in sunny, dry skies for most of the week as temperatures stay near seasonable averages.
Jackson, MS (1966)
Deadly tornado; 56 killed.
Des Moines, IA (1983)
Earliest it has ever reached 80 degrees (actual temperature 81 degrees) in Des Moines. The normal is 37 degrees.
Plains Blizzard (1985)
Snow Amounts..... Huron, SD 22" Faulkton, SD 17" Pierre, SD 11" Many highways were closed in parts of South Dakota and Minnesota. At Huron, SD, 18.3" of snow on March 3rd was a new 24-hour record. Snow drifted to heights of 15-20 feet in Park Point, MN, covering houses and telephone poles.