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.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the South Central United States
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.
Earlier this week, a lava lake churning within a crater near the summit of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano rose to record heights, offering visitors a rare glimpse of molten lava splattering above the vent rim before it overflowed.