High pressure aloft will bring hot weather to the deserts this afternoon through Friday, but onshore flow and a strong marine layer will continue the mild weather along the coast with extensive night and morning low clouds and only partial afternoon beach clearing.
High pressure will weaken over the weekend and bring cooler weather to inland areas.
Fair weather will continue early next week with temperatures increasing slightly, but night and morning low clouds will continue near the coast.
United States Overview:
Wet weather with continued threats for flash flooding from the Ohio valley to the northern Mid-Atlantic region.
Threats for severe storms from portions of the Mid-Atlantic into the lower/Mid-Mississippi valley into the High Plains.
Hot weather in store for California into the Desert Southwest.
Heavy rains (about one inch) from a slow- moving thunderstorm hit the La Jolla Indian Reservation near Palomar Mountain on a recently burned area. Flooding and mudslides occurred along Highway 76, where 200 feet of highway was covered by up to 18 inches of mud.