Heat will stay away this week across the Northwest U.S. as several upper-level systems move through.
As temperatures rise and smoke increases, air quality will quickly decrease and become dangerous for people in the Northwest.
As another upper-level ridge strengthens over the West this week, high temperature records will again fall in some places.
A strong upper-level ridge will remain in place over the next few days but some relief will arrive in the Northwest.
Dangerous heat will continue to sizzle the western U.S. this week.
Another strong upper-level high will shift over the western U.S. this weekend through early next week resulting in intense heat.
Severe thunderstorms brought rain, wind and a wall of dust through Nevada and Arizona Monday evening.
While not as hot as Friday and Saturday, the week ahead will still offer above-average temperatures across much of the Southwest U.S. The threat for monsoonal thunderstorms will also continue.
A strengthening ridge of high pressure will bring hot conditions to the Southwest late this week and weekend.
Tropical Rainstorm Bud will fuel downpours and bring flash flooding to the Southwest through Saturday night. Next week, heat is expected to build in across the West.