Tropical Storm Nadine has re-formed in the eastern Atlantic. Nadine is located more than 500 miles south of the Azores. The storm has sustained winds of 45 mph.
The NASA Global Hawk had been investigating Nadine earlier this week. The unmanned drone aircraft dropped weather instrumentation into the system. The data showed Nadine had reached tropical storm strength.
Fortunately, the impacts from Nadine will be minimal. The storm is not near any landmass, and it is nearly stationary. It will drift to the west very slowly over the next several days. However, atmospheric conditions will be favorable for slow strengthening. Nadine could become a hurricane later this week. Again, Nadine is not expected to impact land for at least the next five days.
For more information and additional graphics check out the AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours that will break the back of the heat wave in much of the northeastern United States.
Heavy downpours will raise the concern for flash flooding along the Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley through midweek.
A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the Northeast much of this week, despite a brief reprieve in humidity for some.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures rising across the northwestern United States this week.
Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Northeast on Monday, lashing the region with damaging winds while also unleashing heavy downpours that triggered flash flooding.
Here are five easy ways to stay cool in sweltering summer heat.
Redfield, SD (1990)
A total of 1.76" of rain in 25 minutes during the morning, then a tornado struck in the afternoon.
Hagerstown, MD (1992)
3.50" of rain.
Barrow, AK (1992)