Global News Calgary posted this video of a storm on Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Calgary, Canada.
The reported winds sustained as high as 41 mph and gusting to as high as 60 mph north-northwest. The thunderstorm was between 2:45 and 4:00 p.m. local time at Calgary International and Calgary/Springbank Airport.
"Jay Mangat shot this amazing footage as a sign on Deerfoot approaching 32nd Ave in the NE of Calgary was being blown around. At the end of the video, one of the signs fall off due to the violent shaking."
Tropical Depression Seven strengthened into Tropical Storm Gaston during Monday night with another system attempting to form around the northern Caribbean islands.
A deadly earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time on Wednesday with tremors felt as far away as the capital city of Rome.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring the potential for flash flooding and localized damaging wind gusts through Thursday.
Following a fall-like start to the week, warmth and humidity will build over the northeastern United States prior to the weekend.
A budding tropical disturbance has the potential to reach Florida with gusty winds, showers and thunderstorms during Sunday and Monday.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
North Dakota (1991)
Huge hail caused severe damage in eastern North Dakota. Some hail was as large as six inches in diameter. Holes were punched in roofs and 16,000 acres of crops were destroyed.
The remains of Typhoon Holly brought heavy rains and flooding to south-central Alaska with heavy snow inland. (4-foot drifts at Denali National Park).
Hampton Roads, VA (1990)
Very heavy rain fell during the morning, causing widespread flooding. There was also 7.33 inches of rain at Virginia Beach. Between 4 and 5 inches of rain fell at Hampton Roads.