A cool-down continues for Chicago.
Sunday was the warmest it will be for more than a week, reaching 63.
Temperatures will struggle to get to 50 degrees for the rest of the week. A brisk wind is expected through Friday, making it feel even chillier.
It will stay dry after Sunday night, except for a couple of showers possible on Wednesday.
A corridor of severe thunderstorms will reach from Oklahoma to the Carolinas on Friday ahead of the holiday weekend.
The temblor occurred at 9:07 a.m. Friday, local time (9:07 p.m. EDT Thursday). The quake had a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) reported.
Thundery showers late on Friday and on Friday night will pose a threat of localized torrential rain, high winds and hail.
After intense heat eased some for Thursday, it will once again bake Spain and France to close out this week and expand into Germany and Poland this weekend.
While parts of India received torrential rainfall during June, impact from El Nino will reassert itself over the upper part of the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia.
Winds and the Gulf Stream current are the likely catalysts behind strange jellyfishlike creatures, Man O' War, popping up on East Coast beaches over the past several weeks.
Philadelphia, PA (1978)
A total of 3.66 inches of rain.
Scranton, PA (1984)
Hail 3/8 of an inch in diameter covered the ground.
Duluth, MN (1992)
49 degrees -- the lowest maximum temperature ever recorded in July.