After a few chilly days in Detroit, the weekend threatens to bring damaging wind-driven rain.
Periods of rain and locally damaging winds will speed across the Ohio Valley over the weekend, likely reaching Detroit by Sunday.
The gusty winds will threaten to down trees and power lines and have the potential to delay air travel in the area.
Travelers should prepare for slower movement along Interstates 90, 70 and 64 among others, as blinding downpours sweep the region.
Drier, and colder, weather will return to the area Monday as the stormy weather moves eastward.
Another visit from the Polar Vortex will deliver unseasonably cool air to the Midwest, preceded by rounds of thunderstorms, including severe weather.
Welcome dry weather for cleanup efforts across Japan in the wake of Neoguri will be brief.
As the Northeast continues to clean up from destructive storms early this week, more rounds of severe weather and flash flooding loom for early next week.
Heat-related dangers will be on the rise over the weekend for much of the Northwest as scorching heat settles in.
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Honshu approximately 94 miles away from Namie, Japan. Tsunami Advisory and Warnings have been cancelled for northeastern Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Parts of the South will get major relief from heat, humidity and storms next week while other locations will be at greater risk for flash flooding.
Eastern North Carolina (1842)
Hurricane struck, "the worst in 80 years"; vessels ashore on beaches; village of Portsmouth washed away.
Basin, WY (1900)
114 degrees -- hottest ever for Wyoming.
Northern Rockies (1940)
335 forest fires set by lightning in one day.