Another sizzling day with highs in the mid 90s and heat index values in the triple digits along with p.m. showers and thunderstorms. Coverage is at about 40 to 50% and expect those showers to move in off the eastern Gulf with some stronger storms possible again. Things should taper off later this evening with calm conditions overnight and lows dipping into the mid to upper 70s.
A corridor of severe thunderstorms will reach from Oklahoma to the Carolinas on Friday ahead of the holiday weekend.
Winds and the Gulf Stream current are the likely catalysts behind strange jellyfishlike creatures, Man O' War, popping up on East Coast beaches over the past several weeks.
July Fourth will be stormy from the central Plains to the central Appalachians, while clear skies are in store for much of the West, Midwest and New England.
About 5,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes early Thursday morning after a train carrying chemicals partially derailed south of Knoxville, Tennessee.
A shark attack was reported on Wednesday on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, marking the state's seventh attack this year.Read Story >
In a state plagued by drought, Golden State residents are advised to play it safe with fireworks this Fourth of July.Read Story >