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 plane carrying Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence skidded off a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport Thursday night.
Despite weakening, Kyant will deliver localized downpours to southern India as Diwali festivities take place into Monday.
Climate change is currently threatening iconic landmarks with sea level rise, coastal erosion, increased flooding, heavy rains and more frequent large wildfires.
A storm packing cold rain and accumulating heavy, wet snow will exit the northeastern United States on Friday.
As many as three storms will roll in from the Pacific Ocean and bring rounds of soaking rain and high-country snow to California into early next week.
While the big rain held off for baseball in Cleveland, weather may play a role with fly balls in Chicago for Games 3 and 4 of the World Series.
Georgia Mountains (1973)
5 inches of snow.
A strong earthquake occurred at 10:06 AM EDT centered 110 miles northwest of Pocatello, ID. It registered 6.9 on the Richter Scale and caused 2 deaths and extensive damage.
10-22 inches of snow across the Rockies (Wyoming the hardest hit).