Flood-ravaged Texas and Oklahoma are in line for another round of storms Friday and Saturday.
Manhattanhenge occurs four times a year: twice in the summer during the setting sun and twice in the winter during the rising sun.
The wet pattern in the southern Plains over the past several weeks has nearly eliminated drought conditions across the region.
Severe storms ripped across Texas, Oklahoma and Mexico, leaving destruction and death in their wake as the extended Memorial Day weekend came to a close.
A tornado struck a drilling rig in Canadian, Texas, Wednesday night and caused several injuries.
California is in the grips of a four-year drought, and conditions are worsening in Washington and Oregon.
Mount Shindake erupted for the second time in the last nine months on Friday, according to the Global Volcanism Project at the Smithsonian Institution.
Following another busy weekend for severe storms and flooding in Texas and the southern Plains, the frequent rain and storms will shift eastward.
With summer just around the corner, many in the United States are preparing for exciting outdoor activities, but coupled with the summer fun comes the return of the pesky and potentially disease-ridden mosquito.
The same cold front poised to mark and end to the midsummerlike warmth will also spread rain and thunderstorms into the region this weekend.
Flood-ravaged Texas and Oklahoma are in line for additional rounds of drenching showers and thunderstorms into Saturday night.
Area from Wallace to Kearney counties: a great hailstorm caused $6 million damage.
Ohio Valley (1982)
Severe thunderstorms: Tornado in Marion, IL killed 12, caused $100 million damage. Columbus, OH had a wind gust to 76 mph. Louisville, KY pelted by hail 2" in diameter.
Yuma, AZ (1877)
Severe two-day sandstorm.