It will be unseasonably warm to kick off the week in the Los Angeles area.
Highs will be near or above 80 degrees though Saturday. For the first half of the week, abundant sunshine will accompany the warm temperatures, which are more typical of mid-summer than late spring.
As a result of the ample sun, the UV index will be at 9, which indicates very high risk. Sunscreen should be applied before spending any times out doors. Drinking plenty of water will also be crucial for staving off dehydration.
Lows during the overnights drop down into the lower 60s. Cloudiness will be more prevalent overnight and in the mornings, especially near the coast, until the sun burns clouds away as the days progress.
By midweek, daytime cloudiness will be a bit more prevalent. Even with increased cloud coverage, however, the UV index will still be high, and precautions will need to be taken.
Extreme to exceptional drought continues holding a firm grasp on most of the state. Without any precipitation in the coming days, fire dangers will remain high.
Wildfires continue to burn in San Bernardino and Mendocino national forests.
Expanding rainfall will bring good news and bad news for people in the northeastern United States into early next week.
Following an outbreak of severe thunderstorms at midweek, more storms will ignite over the southern Plains and will include the potential for flash flooding into the weekend.
Those looking forward to traveling or spending the bank holiday weekend outdoors across the United Kingdom will face bouts of rain and increasingly gusty winds.
Rain will threaten to put a damper on Walpurgis Night and May Day festivities across parts of Germany this weekend.
Enough cold air will be in place for another round of heavy snow to fall across Colorado, including Denver, to end the week.
Bay of Bengal cyclone strikes near Chittagong; a 20-foot storm surge killed nearly 200,000 people and caused $1.4 billion in damages.
United States (1992)
Record cold in the East and record heat in the West on the same day. Record Lows: Location New Record Old Record Nashville, TN 35 36/1988 Chattanooga, TN 33 35/1967 Tallahassee, FL 34 38/1928 Spartansburg, SC 32 36/1973 Record Highs: Tucson, AZ 102 99/1943 El Paso, TX 95T 95/1943 Boise, ID 89 88/1926 Pocatello, ID 86 82/1926
Anchorage, AK (997)
A rare April thunderstorm.