While the Los Angeles area may see a chance of thunderstorms on Monday, there will be sunny skies through the rest of the week.
Even though Norbert has weakened to a tropical rainstorm, it will continue to churn the seas, threatening the shorelines of Southern California with high surf.
The surf may be rough enough to cause dangers to swimmers in the form of strong rip currents, according to Accuweather.com Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will open host the San Diego Padres for the final three games of a nine-game home stand beginning Monday night.
Low clouds will give way to sun on Tuesday and Wednesday. The low cloud coverage could lead to travel delays for those flying into or out of Los Angeles International Airport.
The risk of drenching and locally gusty thunderstorms will expand northwestward over the balance of the week, reaching parts of Southern California, Arizona and Nevada.
A cold front swinging across the northeastern United States will bring the threat of heavy, drenching thunderstorms Thursday afternoon.
A cold front will press southward bringing relief from the heat to Spain, Italy and southeast Europe late this week.
Flooding monsoon rain will continue this week in India and southeast Pakistan, but a drier pattern is expected to set in during August.
In the most destructive hurricane season in recorded history, images from Katrina, Rita, Wilma and others still resonate today and immediately bring to mind the total despair millions of Americans faced in 2005.
The Stockholm Arlanda Airport in Sweden is giving travlers a chance to sample weather at various destinations around the world through the use of the Climate Portal.
Amarillo, TX (1982)
4.22" of rain -- 24-hour July rainfall record.
Eureka, CA (1982)
A total of 0.03" in drizzle -- a daily rainfall record for midsummer.
11 of the past 12 days brought heavy rain to at least some part of the state.