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."
After a bout with lower temperatures early this weekend, temperatures will rebound for warm weather into early next week; however, a lack of rain will do little to alleviate the drought.
Temperatures will rebound into the weekend and will provide a warm start to next week. However, very little rain is expected to alleviate the ongoing drought.
Following a cooldown at midweek for Detroit, temperatures will remain below normal most days through the weekend.
Remnants of thunderstorms on the High Plains from Wednesday will re-fire farther east over the Mississippi Valley Thursday into Thursday night.
Building code changes in the wake of Hurricane Sandy are raising rebuilding costs for homeowners and other property owners while still attempting to mitigate future damages.
Bismarck, ND (1962)
91 degrees -- heat wave in the Plains.
Mathis, TX (1990)
A stationary thunderstorm dumped about 8" of rain in two hours at a grain elevator just west of town.
Caldwell, TX (1990)
13.4" of rain in the span of 3 hours.