NOAA has confirmed that the January-September 2016 period was the warmest such period on record for global surface temperature.
Bright colors in California by "Larry Darwent" on Oct. 13, 2016. To qualify, upload your weather photos to http://burst.com/accuweather!
Update on major eastern storm into the weekend.
The Orionids peak tonight as the Earth passes through a stream of debris left by Halley's Comet. The shower is visible across the entire globe. Check viewing conditions and tips here.
Some bands of rain broke out in the I-95 corridor, the most important of which brought a batch of heavy rain to the New York City area between 8:30 and 10 a.m.
Major October storm will bring more rain, flooding, high winds and even heavy snow.
Sunset over Polk, Pennsylvania, by "Thomasmyers814" on Oct. 16, 2016. To qualify, upload your weather photos to http://burst.com/accuweather!
The record warmth of recent days will be replaced by a much colder air mass following a cold front moving from the Ohio Valley to the East. Rain will change to snow in the higher ground of upstate New York and northern New England.
Major storm will bring heavy rain, high winds and snow for the Northeast.
Major storm system will bring heavy rain, followed by strong winds, falling temperatures and possible high elevation snow into this weekend over the East.