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  • Getting Hotter, Tropics Mostly Quiet

    August 30, 2014; 10:30 PM ET

    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.

  • Here Comes Some Heat

    August 30, 2014; 1:45 AM ET

    The weather pattern is changing to one that favors some lasting summertime heat ... now that summertime is nearing its end! For now, the tropics have turned quiet.

  • Quieter Tropics, Hotter South

    August 28, 2014; 7:15 PM ET

    The tropics look less active over the next week or so but maybe not totally quiet. Meanwhile, the weather pattern is changing to one that favors a longer stretch of hot weather in the Southeast.

  • TD4 Remains A Threat, Cooler Air Heading South

    August 23, 2014; 7:30 PM ET

    TD4 is the main item of interest now, I expect it to be a near miss for the Southeast Coast but that's not guaranteed. Meanwhile, cooler air is pushing into the Southeast while the heat hangs on for a while longer west of the Mississippi.

  • More Mid-Atlantic Soakings, Summer Heat Muscling Eastward

    August 17, 2014; 2:15 PM ET

    The heat in Texas and Oklahoma will expand east this week and there can be lots of rain in the battle zone between it and cooler air up north. Meanwhile, we have several tropical critters to watch.

  • Another Cooler Push, Watching A Couple of Tropical Critters

    August 10, 2014; 7:15 PM ET

    Here comes another cool front that will get way farther south than it should in August. The front will cause more rain and storms. There are a few interesting things in the tropics, but it's quieter down there than before.

  • Texas Baking, Southeast Flooding ... Until Next Week

    August 9, 2014; 12:00 AM ET

    A stationary front will cause soaking rains in the Southeast for a while. South and west of the front, it's rather hot, especially in Texas. Another front arrives next week with cooler and drier air.

  • TX/OK Heat Builds, Southeast To Get Soaked Again

    August 4, 2014; 7:30 PM ET

    Building heat in Texas will try to spread east again but will again get beaten back in the Southeast by a front. The front will stall drench a lot of the Southeast this weekend.

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Frank Strait
Frank Strait's weather blog is focused on the Southern States in the US. Get weather videos daily from this weather blog from AccuWeather.com.