The peak of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower is set for this week and good viewing conditions are in store for parts of the Southeast and Southwestern U.S.
After a cooler-than-normal summer 2014, the Northeast can anticipate more 90-degree days. Meanwhile, drought conditions will expand in the West.
Thunderstorms are set to return to the Plains for the first week of May following a relatively quiet end to April.
Strong thunderstorms threaten to close out the weekend across parts of the Upper Midwest, posing risks to those with outdoor plans and potentially causing damage.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the South Central United States