Above-normal temperatures and sunshine will greet Dallas-area residents for the start of the new week.
After temperatures hit above 70 degrees Monday, temperatures will plummet back into low 50s on Tuesday.
However, most days will be in the upper 50s to low 60s. It will be in the low to mid-30s at night.
Winds for the week will generally be in the 10 to 15 mph range, but some days early this week may gust up to 20 mph.
Temperatures will be limited to the lower 40s for Thursday and Friday before rebounding into the 60s for the weekend.
The threat for severe thunderstorms in the North Central states will shrink to parts of the central Plains Tuesday night with locally heavy storms farther to the northeast.
Drenching downpours, locally gusty thunderstorms and squalls at sea will continue in and around Florida through much of the week.
A heat wave will build, then recede in the Northeast this week with the most humid air focused on the Interstate 95 corridor.
Flooding monsoon rain will continue this week in India and southeast Pakistan, but a drier pattern is expected to set in during August.
The Dead Sea is disappearing at an alarming rate, leaving behind thousands of sinkholes that are chipping away at the coastline's vibrant and touristy atmosphere.
Colorado Springs, Colorado (1978)
A freak thunderstorm dropped damaging hail to a depth of 2 feet. Much of it had to be plowed from the freeway.
July 29th is historically a rainy day in Waynesburg, PA. It all began in 1878 when a farmer casually told drug store clerk William Allison that it always seemed to rain on July 29th in this southwestern PA town. The clerk made a note of it and started keeping a yearly tabulation. July 29th, 2001 was the 104th rainfall in the past 124 years on this date.
Mt. Washington, NH (1989)
34 degrees with a 45-mph wind gust (minus 6 degrees wind chill temperature).