Unusually high water temperatures throughout the North Pacific Ocean have brought sightings of uncommon species to the area as well as concerns from researchers about how it could affect native species.
The East and West Coast were affected by storms during the middle of the week, while across the globe, South Korea received significant rainfall from Fung-wong.
A storm from the Pacific Ocean brought some beneficial rain to some fire-ravaged areas but strong winds could hinder fires burning elsewhere across the region.
A melting alpine glacier on Mount Shasta in northern California created a messy situation as the flowing ice water turned into a disruptive mudslide with more harmful rainfall on the way.
The Alaskan wood frog, which freezes itself during the harsh winter months, can remain in an extreme frozen state far longer than researchers originally thought.
Hundreds of colorful hot air balloons will dot the blue skies above Albuquerque, New Mexico, this weekend as the 43rd annual Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta begins.Read Story >
Footage shows a Turkish cafe as it gets battered by a powerful thunderstorm, which tosses a tent and sends food carts flying toward a panicked crowd of people.Read Story >