On the latest edition of AccuWeather LIVE, our meteorologists were on air live to track the snowstorm that may move through the United States this weekend.
Stef Davis discussed the conditions that make snowflakes, taking a look at how temperatures can change the way snowflakes are shaped. Mark Mancuso showed part of a photo collection that demonstrates close-up just how intricate and different snowflake shapes can be.
After that, Andrew Baglini discussed the ways winter sports fan can prepare to watch outdoor games comfortably in the cold.
Jim Dickey then hosted a segment discussing how the weather impacts the season's harvest of Christmas trees. A wet winter in parts of the Southeast has helped to spread a condition known as "root rot" that can be deadly for the firs that many look to place in their homes for the holiday.
Bernie Rayno and Evan Myers hosted their weekly edition of 'By the Numbers' and addressed some fan questions and comments about the upcoming weather systems.
Mark Mancuso also discussed some fan comments and shared some of the best user-submitted photos from the past week.
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The risk of drenching and locally gusty thunderstorms has expanded to parts of Southern California, Arizona and Nevada.
A cold front swinging across the northeastern United States will bring the threat of heavy, drenching thunderstorms Thursday afternoon.
A cold front will press southward bringing relief from the heat to Spain, Italy and southeast Europe late this week.
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.
Thunderstorms with heavy rain flood and washed out many roads across the northeastern part of the state.
Columbia, SC (1991)
July 1991 became the wettest month ever with 17.46" of rain. The old record was 16.72" set in August 1949.
Gulf Coast (1995)
Tropical storm Dean entered the Texas coast near Galveston, TX. Galveston reported a wind gust of 51 mph, but just 0.54" of rain. Coastal roads were flooded across Louisiana.