On the latest edition of AccuWeather LIVE, our meteorologists provided your up-to-date forecast, and the most current information on Tropical Storm Dorian's progression.
Now that we are officially in the dog days of summer, we explained where that phrase comes from. We also hosted a representative with the New England Aquarium to discuss the biggest water concerns for beachgoers, focusing on how the warmer waters of summer impact marine life populations and bacteria growth.
Additionally, we covered the best ways to help your pets beat the heat this summer.
Dogs and cats are unable to cool themselves the way people can. As Kirsten Theisen, the director of Pet Care Issues for the Humane Society of the United States, puts it, "Dogs and cats pant through their mouths. Obviously, that means moisture has to leave and if they are breathing very wet air themselves, it's harder for them to cool off through panting or the pads of their feet."
As always, our social segment provided answers to fan questions and our best weather pictures of the week.
The 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 is set to take place on Sunday afternoon, but showers and thunderstorms may make an unwelcome appearance.
After a cooler and dry start to the holiday weekend, a surge of warmth will greet most Memorial Day cookouts and activities in the mid-Atlantic.
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the summer warmth set to dominate the Northeast next week will not be here to stay.
California farmers with century-old water rights in the San Joaquin River Watershed will no longer be able to draw water from the river as a result of the state's historic drought.
Dry weather will be the rule in Charlotte, North Carolina, this weekend, the site of this week's NASCAR race.
It might feel more like late October rather than late May in the Northeast on Friday night as temperatures dip well below normal.
Sichuan Province China (1986)
More than 35,000 homes and 7,700 acres of crops were destroyed by a devastating hailstorm. Reports indicated that 100 people were killed and 9,000 injured. (Reports vary as to the exact date of the hailstorm.)
Atlantic City, NJ (1991)
Record high of 89 degrees after a record low of 38 degrees. Record lows were also set May 19,20, & 21st.
Southwestern & Central OK (1996)
Sinking air from dying thunderstorms cause unusual late night rise in temperature. Many places rose from upper 80s at 11:00PM to near 100 degrees by 3:00AM.