It has been a busy week thus far in the tropics.
Monday was quite a busy day in the Atlantic Basin with the formation of both Tropical Storm Sandy and Tropical Depression 19. By Tuesday, T.D. 19 had been upgraded to Tropical Storm Tony as it moved northeastward well east of Bermuda.
Tony will instead track to the northeast over the open waters of the Atlantic through midweek, remaining a weak tropical storm.
The lifespan of Tony may be over before Sandy even emerges from the Caribbean and reaches the Bahamas. A non-tropical storm over the north-central Atlantic Ocean should absorb Tony by late week.
Tony's remains could still bring enhanced rainfall to the Azores this weekend.
A dangerous and potentially life-threatening flooding situation will unfold from parts of Kansas and Nebraska to Ohio this weekend.
Following deadly and damaging flooding in West Virginia, the risk of heavy rain and isolated flash flooding and mudslides will increase around Independence Day.
With more people entering the aquatic home of one of nature's oldest predators, shark attacks continue to climb each year. Here are some tips on how to avoid an attack.
Research shows that cooking meat on the grill can put you at a higher risk for cancers, including colorectal, breast, stomach and pancreatic cancers.
Warmer air and dry weather will allow southern Germany to enjoy the best conditions across the nation to start the new week.
Midland, TX (1989)
112 degrees -- all-time record high for city for the month of July.
Alamosa, CO (1989)
Record low of 35 followed by record high of 88 on the same date.
Goddard, KS (1994)
Wind gust to 101 mph.