Strengthening high pressure will bring a warming trend inland
through Wednesday. Very hot inland weather Wednesday will diminish slightly toward the coming weekend. Coastal clouds will be on the decrease each night and morning, then increase later this week.
United States Overview:
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue across the eastern half of the United States. Heavy rainfall and localized flooding expected for portions of northern Florida. Potentially record-setting heat persists across much of the southern tier and stretching into the East. Elevated fire conditions for portions of the West.
Heavy thunderstorms developed in the high desert on this day. Radar estimated rainfall west of Victorville at seven inches!
Floodwaters damaged and closed several highways west of Phelan and in Apple Valley, and filled the El Mirage Dry Lake. A landspout tornado was observed near Helendale.