Slow-moving rain and thunderstorms drenched parts of southern Sweden and eastern Denmark Saturday night into Sunday leading to flooding.
Thunderstorms were widespread across the Midwest yesterday. This map shows the lightning strokes from 8 a.m. ET yesterday. Note how thunderstorms formed along the sea breeze boundary in the Carolinas.
Storms soak the Ohio Valley, with rain returning to the Northwest late.
Heavy rain led to widespread flooding problems across parts of Sweden and Denmark over the weekend.
The steamy weather from the Mississippi Valley to the East Coast today will be trimmed only slightly behind a cold front tomorrow into Wednesday. It will heat up again late this week.
Storms will dampen outdoor plans today along much of the East coast, as well as back into the Great Lakes and Midwest.
Boats on the Water in Marblehead, Massachusetts by "weaderman" on Aug. 27, 2014. Upload to http://photo.accuweather.com to qualify!
The heat is about to expand east again and this time not many places will see it get beaten back next week. Aside from one critter that may bring some rain to Texas, the tropics are quiet and will be for a while.