DROUGHT WATCH: Severe drought conditions persist, no significant rain chances until next week

WHAT'S NOW: Drought conditions persist with several warmer and dry days ahead.
WHAT’S NEXT: Chance for rain Monday and Tuesday. Extended forecast shows slightly above average rainfall ahead for next week.  
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Dave Curren says drought conditions persist with the next chance for rain coming at the start of the workweek.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and hot. Highs around 90, feels like 90-95.  
SATURDAY: Partly sunny, slight chance for p.m. showers. Highs in the mid- and upper-80s.
SUNDAY: Repeat Saturday.  
MONDAY: Shower or storm chance in the afternoon. Highs in the mid-80s.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy, on and off rain showers. Highs in the low-80s.
WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy, slight chance of showers. Highs in the mid-80s.