Warmth forecast for much of the eastern half of the nation by July, with Alaska of all places helping out.
Severe thunderstorms with the risk of a few tornadoes will advance eastward across the northern Plains and Upper Midwest into Friday.
A dangerous outbreak of severe storms will strike the northern High Plains and Canadian Prairies on Wednesday.
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A tornado touched down at Denver International Airport as a severe weather system moved through the area.
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Warmth is forecast to build over much of the eastern half of the nation by July, with Alaska of all places helping out.
Tropical Depression Two is strengthening over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and may hit the Mexico state of Veracruz as a tropical storm Thursday.
Some of the warmest weather of the year will continue across Alaska over the next few days, challenging more records.
Although thousands of people were still stranded on Wednesday, a favorable turn in the weather helped to allow the rescue of thousands of others in the hard-hit states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Many rescues were undertaken via helicopter.
Ahead of the thunderstorms, temperatures will soar to between 85 and 95 degrees, mostly 15 to 20 degrees above normal, on the hottest one to three days between north-central France and Poland.
Atlanta, GA (1991)
3.47" of rain in 1 hour.
New Brunswick, NJ (1835)
Great New Brunswick Tornado; 5 dead, 17-mile path through the center of town; in all, 145 buildings were damaged. This is the worst tornado catastrophe in New Jersey history to date.
Philadelphia, PA (1994)
Strong thunderstorm winds blew off a large section of a hanger roof and also damaged two aircraft.