A major accident and semi fire shut down Interstate 35W for more than an hour Friday morning near Roseville, Minn. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. near the junction of Highway 36.
Strong and severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.
After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, another cooldown will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people disappeared from radar as it traveled from Burkina Faso to the Algerian capital, The Associated Press reported, as storms pushed south of the area of lost contact.
Thunderstorms bring the flash of white-hot splintered bolts that illuminate the blackened skies, creating a spectacular light show, and the looming threat of electrocution.
A thick, massive band of mayflies traveling along the Mississippi River created a swarm so intense it became visible on National Weather Service radars on July 20, 2014.