Rounds of showers and thunderstorms moving westward off the coast of Africa may pave the way for future tropical systems over the Atlantic Ocean in the weeks ahead.
The destructive Sand and Soberanes Fires grew out of control this week in California, while severe storms caused travel problems in the Northeast.
Weather can be a major influence on spread of Zika virus and the life cycle of its mosquito host, especially in areas with warm weather and high humidity.
Repeating downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the Gulf coast and lower Mississippi Valley through the middle days of the week.
Some Florida Keys residents are drumming up support against a new initiative to release genetically modified mosquitoes into their neighborhoods to fight Zika.
Summer calls for extra precautions when spending time outdoors, including taking proactive measures against mosquitos, ticks and other pests.Read Story >
The destructive Sand and Soberanes Fires grew out of control this week in California, while severe storms caused travel problems in the Northeast.Read Story >