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.
A train of storms will slam into the Northwest United States well into next week and perhaps through much of December.
Downpours will continue the threat for flooding across parts of southern India this week.
Tens of thousands will gather in rainy and mild conditions at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, for the 83rd annual Christmas tree lighting.
Rain will spread across much of the Eastern states into the second day of December 2015.
Snow will linger across parts of the northern Plains to the Upper Midwest as December begins.
Following several days of dry weather, a weak area frontal boundary will bring rainfall to northern France Thursday night into Friday.
Chautauqua Co., NY (1966)
54" of snow from Lake effect storm.
Casper, NY (1982)
22" of snow. 4" shy of the record for all of December.
Dubuque, IA (1985)
Blizzard-like conditions brought an all time record 18.6 inches of snow.