A storm off the East Coast will continue its northward trek through the western Atlantic, remaining weak and east of the United States. Dangerous rip currents and rough surf will be a factor however along the East Coast, with wind and rain targeting Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Effects from the storm on the U.S. will be minimal. What once appeared to be a concerning storm has now weakened and tracked farther east. The overall weather will remain dry along the East Coast.
Gusty breezes will persist along the coast from the Jersey shoreline and Maine through at least Tuesday morning. Early morning fog can be a problem away from the coast through the early week as well.
Impacts from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland will be felt later on Monday into Wednesday with the effects of a moderate nor'easter with rough seas and periods of windswept rain.
The most significant impact from a U.S. standpoint will be locally rough surf and offshore seas through much of Monday. However, because of the farther east and weaker storm track, problems related to this will be minor. Most larger, ocean-worthy vessels will have no issues negotiating the conditions. Small craft should exercise caution when venturing away from coastal waters as the storm begins its northward run offshore.
The prospects of this storm gaining tropical characteristics are bleak at this point.
According to Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski, "There is a chance the storm takes on some tropical characteristics before reaching Atlantic Canada waters, but disruptive winds and colder water farther north would limit the intensity and deter rapid strengthening of the system."
The storm will depart Newfoundland midweek, but could get caught up in the slow pattern and bring more rain towards the weekend.
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people crashed in central Texas on Saturday morning. Authorities say there appears to be no survivors.
Rounds of drenching showers and heavy thunderstorms will heighten the risk of flash flooding across the northeastern United States through the final weekend of July.
Tropical Storm Nida threatens to bring flooding rain to the Philippines into this weekend with future impacts on China and Taiwan.
As several large fires continue to rage across the western United States, weather conditions will gradually improve for firefighting efforts in the upcoming week.
A tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Sea will attempt to reactivate the Atlantic Basin during the first week of August.
Additional downpours are likely to roll across northern New Jersey and further suspend play during the late rounds at the 98th PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club this weekend.
"A considerable flood arose unexpectedly which proved detrimental to many in that colony." This was the first of 2 hurricane/floods within 30 days.
Amarillo, TX (1982)
4.22" of rain -- 24-hour July rainfall record.
Eureka, CA (1982)
A total of 0.03" in drizzle -- a daily rainfall record for midsummer.