Records fell from Madrid to London, Paris and Berlin as the hottest airmass in more than a decade expanded across Europe over the past week.
Sunset beyond the mountains in Iran by "drmsaeedi" on July 3, 2015. Upload to http://photo.accuweather.com to qualify!
Does the 3.1 million mile difference between perihelion and aphelion have a noticeable impact on the Earth's weather?
A wet week lies ahead from the southern Plains to the Ohio Valley as a wavy front becomes the focal point for showers and thunderstorms containing flooding downpours.
Two days of severe weather as a cold front plows East through the Midwest and Ohio Valley.
While the Northeast and Great Lakes regions had fine weather much of the Fourth of July weekend, thunderstorms were very common in other parts of the country. This map shows lightning strokes from 7 a.m. ET yesterday until 6 a.m. ET today:
Update on the status of the seasonal melt on the Greenland Ice Sheet.
Chinese Lanterns Soar Through a New York Sky by "theview" on July 4, 2015. Upload to http://photo.accuweather.com to qualify!
As the eastern upper trough lifts out this week, heat will build across the South. We're still a week or so away from having any tropical troubles to be concerned about.
Historic heat has built across a large portion of Europe over the past week with more on the way for some areas.
Hotter weather is coming next week as the upper trough over the eastern states retreats. However, the heat doesn't look as severe nor long-lasting in the Southeast this time.
My latest interpretation of the ECMWF forecast model, along with some input from other models and current data.
Over the Ohio Valley, rain is starting nudge northward again, prodded by one of a series of upper air disturbances embedded in the flow. It appears the rain will advance across Pennsylvania overnight, reach the area from New York City to Boston tomorrow... then head out to sea.