The Northwest is dealing with yet another record-challenging heat wave to close out July.
The risk of drenching and locally gusty thunderstorms has expanded to parts of Southern California, Arizona and Nevada.
The Northwest is dealing with yet another record-challenging heat wave to close out July. While relief will come next week, this heat wave will not be the last of the summer.
A cold front will press southward bringing relief from the heat to Spain, Italy and southeast Europe late this week.
Following the steam bath of this week, the weather around Washington, D.C., and Baltimore will not be in a hurry to cool down.
Flooding monsoon rain will continue this week in India and southeast Pakistan, but a drier pattern is expected to set in during August.
In the most destructive hurricane season in recorded history, images from Katrina, Rita, Wilma and others still resonate today and immediately bring to mind the total despair millions of Americans faced in 2005.
A blue moon, which occurs only once every few years, is set to grace skies Friday night.
A cold front swinging across the northeastern United States will bring the threat of drenching thunderstorms to end Thursday with less humid air to follow for Friday.
England, especially, will be feeling warm with many highs of 23-25 C on Sunday, then 25-27 C on Monday.
Following the steambath of this week, New York City will catch a break from high humidity Friday and this weekend but not sizzling temperatures.
Greenville, SC (2004)
Heavy rain causes nearby river to crest at 19.2 feet, the second highest crest ever.
"A considerable flood arose unexpectedly which proved detrimental to many in that colony." This was the first of 2 hurricane/floods within 30 days.
Amarillo, TX (1982)
4.22" of rain -- 24-hour July rainfall record.