Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
Between a NASA rocket launch and northern lights, sky-watchers were treated to dazzling displays Wednesday night.
Beginning in the evening hours of Oct. 8 and continuing through Oct. 9, the peak of the Draconid meteor shower will become visible to eager stargazers.
While rain will slice through portions of the Midwest and Northeast this week, it will interrupt the stretch of dry weather in store for most locations only briefly.
Tropical cyclones presented trouble around the world this week, while heavy snow fell in parts of Alaska.
Sinkholes can be man-induced or natural, AccuWeather Meteorologist Jim Andrews said. Weather extremes such as heavy rains or drought can lead to sinkhole development.
The summerlike temperatures that continued well beyond August will result in the warmest September on record for many locations across the Midwest and the Northeast.
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