On the latest edition of "AccuWeather LIVE," we discussed when hurricane season would ramp up.
To kick things off, Mark Mancuso showed the massive Saharan air layer traveling over the Atlantic Ocean. The stunning video illustrated Saharan dust pushing from east to west across the tropical Atlantic Ocean during hurricane season. Violeta Yas explained what this means for hurricane development.
Justin Povick then presented the projected weekend forecast. Following Povick's presentation, Adrienne Green focused on potential tropical developments.
Wrapping up Shark Week, Jim Dickey checked in with Greg Skomal, a shark specialist from the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries. They chatted about the increase in seal population in New England and what that means for the shark population in the area.
For further coverage on Shark Week, we talked about whether the odds of shark attacks are higher or if the media is paying closer attention. Andrew Baglini also discussed this year's shark attacks.
While lacking across a large part of the United States on Christmas Day, arctic air is set to make a comeback during the final days of 2014.
Ski areas will welcome the fresh power that will blanket mountains from the Alps and Apennines into the Balkans.
A storm will spread rain and disruptive snow across southeast Europe Sunday into Monday.
As snow winds down over the Central states during the weekend between Christmas and New Year's Day, a new storm will ramp up over the Northwest and will lead to travel disruptions.
There is the risk of flooding from Louisiana to Alabama this weekend, while rain may lead to travel delays in a large part of the South and spotty rain and snow reach the Northeast.
As the year comes to a close and people prepare to celebrate the start of 2015, many will be bundling up as cold weather stretches from coast to coast.
Amarillo, TX (2000)
20.2" of snow - the all time 24 hour December record.
Tennessee's heaviest snow since 1843: McMinnville 14"; Memphis 8.5".
Long Branch, NJ (1913)
70 mph winds during a huge coastal storm.