HOT is the word today....highs soar into the mid 90s across the area today. Heat index or "feels like" temps head into the triple digits. Rain relief will be lacking with only 10% of the area maybe seeing a rogue storm late afternoon/early evening. Tonight, lows fall to near 77 under dry skies...rain chances begin to increase this weekend.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms moving westward off the coast of Africa may pave the way for future tropical systems over the Atlantic Ocean in the weeks ahead.
Repeating downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the Gulf coast and lower Mississippi Valley through the middle days of the week.
Some Florida Keys residents are drumming up support against a new initiative to release genetically modified mosquitoes into their neighborhoods to fight Zika.
The stench of rotting flesh will soon permeate the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), possibly this week, when a rare plant known as a corpse flower blooms and releases an odor similar to that of putrefying flesh, botanists say.Read Story >
Another postponement may be in store at Pocono Raceway as widespread showers and thunderstorms threaten Pennsylvania on Sunday.Read Story >