Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."
Dangerously hot temperatures are in the forecast Friday for the desert areas east of San Diego.
Big waves and strong rip currents could create dangerous swimming conditions at San Diego County beaches as hundreds of thousands of people take to the ocean for the Fourth of July holiday.
Friday may be the start of summer but it won't feel like it in San Diego, where a dense marine layer is cooling temperatures and bringing light showers to the region.
Temperatures will begin to drop in Southern California on Wednesday leading to a typically "72 and sunny" weekend in San Diego.
After weeks of unseasonably cool weather in San Diego County, temperatures skyrocketed Monday and even reached record highs in some regions.
A Flex Alert has been issued by the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) for Tuesday until 10 p.m. due to high temperatures and energy demand.
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