As the World Cup enters the quarter-finals, the threat of rain will return to the northern city of Salvadore.
The Saturday match up between Netherlands and Costa Rica could be impacted by showers, with downpours possible.
A surge of moisture from the Atlantic will approach on Saturday leading to a mixture of clouds and sunshine along with showers. Any of these showers will be capable of producing heavy downpours which could impact the outcome of the match.
Weather could play a more minor factor in Friday's match up between Brazil and Colombia set in Fortaleza. Any rain that falls on Thursday will be out of the area, but heat and humidity will remain.
Temperatures at the start of the match will be near 82 F (28 C) with dew points in the lower 70s F (21-23C). This combination will make it feel like it is near 90 F (32 C), especially early in the match.
Sunshine and seasonably warm temperatures are expected in the other two matches taking place in Rio de Janiero and Brasilia.
The stage is for severe thunderstorms to target parts of the Ohio Valley as the weekend comes to an end.
Dry days will be hard to come by in the northeastern United States for the first week of May as storm systems cause rain to frequent the region.
Residents of the southeastern United States may feel like the calendar has flipped ahead to Memorial Day weekend with warm and muggy weather in place for the start of May.
A stormy pattern will persist across the western Gulf Coast, threatening to trigger more flooding from Texas to Mississippi through at least Monday.
May is picking up where April left off with record-challenging warmth surging back into the northwestern United States.
Those looking to traveling or spending the bank holiday outdoors across the United Kingdom will face bouts of rain and wind, but dry conditions will follow by midweek.
Quanah, TX (1993)
Golf ball-sized hail piled up 4" deep.
New England (1854)
Great New England flood. Steady rain for 66 hours -- crest at Hartford 28', 10-1/2", highest ever known to that time, but exceeded in 1936.
Cape Lookout (1883)
Storm tide swept over island, drowning sheep and cattle.