Following a dry end to the holiday weekend, showers and thunderstorms will quickly return to the Northeast during the first part of the new week.
The unrelenting heat across the interior West will continue through the first part of the new week, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
A cold front advancing across the central United States will bring the threat of severe weather from Wisconsin to Texas on Monday.
After blowing through Guam over the weekend with up to 304.8 mm (12 inches) of rain, Chan-hom has its eye set on intensification as it tracks toward Japan's Ryukyu Islands and eventually east-central China.
Noctilucent clouds fascinate cloud watchers and scientists as they shine over northern latitudes very high above the Earth, at the edge of space.
A 21-year-old California woman died recently after contracting a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm bodies of water.
Moorhead, MN (1936)
114 degrees -- highest ever recorded in Minnesota.
Raleigh, NC (1975)
First of 11 straight days with measurable rain; longest streak on record. Total rainfall: 6.18 inches.
Saylersville, KY (1981)
Over 5 inches of rain in 36 hours; 9 feet of water in parts of the town; people evacuated.