A bit of relief is possible from the California drought late this week in the San Francisco area.
A chance of showers is expected Thursday, but those showers aren't expected to make it into Southern California.
Some showers occurred Sunday in Los Angeles, where no precipitation had fallen since Dec. 19, when 0.04 inches of rain fell.
It will otherwise stay sunny and warm with highs in the low to upper 70s through Wednesday.
It will turn cooler Friday and Saturday with daytime highs falling back into the upper 60s.
A change in the weather pattern will bring and extended period of dry and sunny conditions over much of the south-central United States.
SpaceX is preparing to launch another rocket into space, and as they do so, they will be monitoring the weather carefully to make sure that it does not interfere.
Residents of the southeastern United States may feel like the calendar has flipped ahead to Memorial Day with warm and muggy weather in place for the start of May.
May is picking up where April left off with record-challenging warmth surging back into the northwestern United States.
Dry days will be hard to come by in the northeastern United States for the first week of May as storm systems bring frequent rain to the region.
Torrential rain triggered flooding across southern Louisiana over the weekend, submerging streets and closing major highways.
Galveston, TX (1993)
98 mph wind gust in a thunderstorm damaged aircraft and hangers at the airport.
Winnipeg, Canada (1997)
The Red River crested above flood stage... 27,000 people were evacuated across Manitoba.
6"-8" of rain in the area bounded by Corpus Christi, Laredo, and Brownsville (1st-2nd).