As the holidays are nearing, so are more annual bowl games culminating the college football season. Through the weekend, college football fans can tune in for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl and the Maaco Bowl.
Lafayette will be sunny and cool come the noon-time kick off for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Saturday. As East Carolina takes on Louisiana at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, temperatures will settle around 63 degrees F.
Later on Saturday, at 3:30 p.m. ET, Washington will face off against Boise State in the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas for the Maaco Bowl. Skies will be partly sunny with temperatures in the low to mid-50s.
Cooler conditions will move into the Interior Northeast early this week, but the warmth will hold on a little longer along the Interstate-95 corridor.
The air felt like an exceptional 163 F in Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, on Friday and similar or worse conditions will follow.
The stream of moisture into the Southwest is drying out some, so this weekend may not be as wet as the previous few days.
A disturbance will swing across the Midwest and fire a round of severe thunderstorms to end the weekend.
Drenching thunderstorms bring little-to-no relief to drought-stricken areas of the Sunshine State.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
Hurricane Erin crossed central Florida from the east with 50-70 mph wind gusts. 9.06" of rain fell in Melbourne. (An all time 24 hour record).
Erie, PA (2000)
1.75" diameter hail.
A total of 5.31" of rain.