Two dozen people have died in West Virginia as a result of extreme flooding that inundated portions of the state on Thursday.
As the Northeast further dries out amid another rain-free weekend, residents may be wondering if this is a sign of things to come for July.
The next round of thunderstorm downpours will swing into the Appalachians with the risk of isolated flash flooding on Monday.
Extreme heat helped trigger several large wildfires in the Southwest while severe weather claimed more than 170 lives in parts of Asia this week.
El Niño officially came to an end in early June, and experts are calling for a La Niña to develop in its footsteps.