August 1, 2014; 2:46 PM ET
Minneapolis will deal with rounds of thunderstorms before potentially calmer skies move in over the weekend. more >
Wow, Really? Its August! We're 8 months into 2014 and so far its been one wild weather ride. From the "Polar Vortex" to the record rainfall in June to our shortage of 90°heat, this year has been far from normal. So, as we
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
As much of the West continues to be plagued by intense drought, the production of favorite and trendy foods may be more challenging for states operating in dry conditions.
Since the movie "Jaws," inspired by 1916 shark attacks, the number of shark attacks has been on the rise due to human and seal population increases, shark migration and warming temperatures.
A warmer weather pattern is forecast for much of the Central and Eastern states, while temperatures should throttle back in the Northwest during the middle of August.
A type of potentially toxic algae known as "red tide" is blanketing an area roughly the size of Connecticut in the northeast part of the Gulf of Mexico.Read Story >