Feeling Moist? Blame Fabio
Do you feel a "Lovestorm" coming on?
You just might, because Tropical Storm Fabio is spinning off the western coast of Mexico as we speak. Don't worry, it's a tender storm that isn't expected to rage into a full-on hurricane. But it is expected to push tropical moisture up north into our parts. (Here's a diagram showing how this works for Arizona.)
Monsoonal moisture is expected to bring thunderstorms in some parts of Southern California through tomorrow night. But the monsoons might not bring us enough moisture. The National Weather Service warns us that we run the risk of dry lightning strikes with very poor timing: "Any dry lightning activity through this evening could result in fire starts due to the recent heat wave and very dry fuels."