After cooler temperatures and severe weather at the beginning of the week, conditions should improve greatly for Dallas heading into the weekend.
By Thursday, temperatures will break the 80 F mark, and sunny skies will remain throughout the day.
The Texas Rangers will open a three-game series on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Fans should be in store for good conditions for baseball.
Evening conditions for Friday and Saturday's 7:05 p.m. CDT games will feature highs in the 70s with partly cloudy skies Friday night and clear skies Saturday night.
Good weather should also be in store for Sunday's 2:05 p.m. CDT game, with partly sunny skies and highs in the mid-80s, right around normal for this time of year.
Severe storm- and flood-weary residents of Texas and the southern Plains will soon get a break as a change in the weather pattern develops.
Summerlike warmth and humidity will continue through the rest of the week in the East, but thunderstorms will also be in the picture.
Thunderstorms will bring the threat for flooding to eastern Europe while heat continues to build in parts of Russia.
The first tropical system of the Eastern Pacific season may develop later this week to the south of Mexico.
While California usually offers ideal growing conditions for one of America's trendiest foods, the drought has avocado farmers concerned about future production.
Jefferson, UT (1992)
Hail accumulated to a depth of 1 inch.
San Antonio, TX (1992)
29.28" of rain since January 1 -- already more than the annual average of 29.13."
Kansas City, MD (1995)
11.07" of rain so far in May - wettest May on record.( 12.75" total for month)