A 30-ton meteorite, the second largest ever discovered, was unearthed in Argentina this week.
A new tropical threat may loom for the Caribbean and North America in the not-too-distant future, while eight more weeks remain in the Atlantic hurricane season.
The greatest danger of flooding across the central United States will unfold in western Texas, where downpours will be most persistent into Monday.
Fall air has finally arrived in the northeastern United States and may yield the first frost of the season in parts of the region this weekend.
Typhoon Megi will continue to strengthen before threatening lives and property across Taiwan and eastern China this week.
Wintry weather marked the first days of autumn across parts of the Mountain West as snow mixed in with the changing fall foliage.
Gusty winds will accompany a push of chilly air across the Great Lakes from Sunday night through Tuesday.
Hot, dry and windy weather into Monday will lead to an increased risk of wildfires across Southern California.
The first windstorm of the season could blast the northern United Kingdom around Tuesday as Karl arrives.
Ash blanketed parts of Costa Rica this week after the Turrialba volcano erupted while flooding overtook parts of the mid-Atlantic and midwestern U.S.
For the third year in a row, some communities in northern California may run out of water due to the extreme drought conditions gripping the state.
Atlanta, GA (1989)
Torrential rain; 4.87 inches at Hartsfield Airport. This is the sixth greatest single rainfall on record. Atlanta Regional Hospital had 4.50 inches.
Record Cold..... Location New Record Old Record Augusta, GA 42 45/1896 Greenville/Spartanburg SC 42 44/1985 Huntsville, AL 44 45/1985 Birmingham, AL 43T 43/1965
Arthurdale, PA ()
Golf-ball sized hail up to 8" deep.