A heat wave will build in the Northeast this week with the most humid air focused on the I-95 corridor.
Storms that brought gusty winds and heavy rainfall to the Upper Midwest on Tuesday will shift eastward to the Ohio Valley into Wednesday evening.
The risk of drenching and locally gusty thunderstorms will expand northwestward over the balance of the week, reaching parts of Southern California, Arizona and Nevada.
While the heat wave and high humidity will recede in the Northeast to finish out the week, 90-degree F air may linger in many areas into August.
The Stockholm Arlanda Airport in Sweden is giving travlers a chance to sample weather at various destinations around the world through the use of the Climate Portal.
Over 900 songwriters or singers have written or sung about weather, the most common being Bob Dylan, followed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, according to British researchers, writing in the journal Weather.
Yuma farmers are starting to take measures to protect their livestock and crops amid one of the longest droughts on record in areas of the Southwest, particularly in the Colorado River Basin.
The Dead Sea is disappearing at an alarming rate, leaving behind thousands of sinkholes that are chipping away at the coastline's vibrant and touristy atmosphere.
Flooding monsoon rain will continue this week in India and southeast Pakistan, but a drier pattern is expected to set in during August.
Following the hottest days of the summer, the weather around New York City will not be in a hurry to cool down.
Cool and showery weather will prevail across northern Europe through the middle of the week.
Big Delta, AK (1992)
A rare tornado touched down; first since 1979 in Alaska.
Albuquerque, NM (1997)
A propane truck blew up after being struck by lightning. 3 people were injured.
Pittsburgh, PA (1999)