The Atlantic Basin is attempting to have one last gasp for the 2015 hurricane season with a tropical wave being closely monitored for potential development.
Severe flooding targeted Texas, while major cities in southwestern Mexico escaped the worst possible impacts from record-setting Hurricane Patricia.
Three years ago, residents across New Jersey and New York were left with piles of debris, battered neighborhoods and emotional scars drawn up by Superstorm Sandy.
Parts of the Northeast and Midwestern United States received snow for the first time this season, while Typhoon Koppu brought deadly impacts to the Philippines.
Despite weakening to a tropical rainstorm, Koppu will continue to bring the threat for flooding to northern Luzon into Wednesday before moving northward.
Olaf became a Category 4 hurricane on Monday night, but now is slowly weakening away from warm waters.