Jerry weakened to a tropical depression Wednesday evening over the central Atlantic. The system will continue to move in a northeast direction through this weekend and is not likely to reintensify.
The moisture from Jerry will help bring showers to the Azores over the weekend.
Jerry became a weak tropical storm on Monday, but dry air in the Atlantic inhibited strengthening beyond that.
This NOAA satellite shows Jerry over the open waters of the Atlantic on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
The northwest Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico is being monitored for possible tropical development late this week.
An area of thunderstorms in the northwestern Caribbean continues to move northwestward. There is a threat for this disturbance to become a tropical system and affect parts of the southern U.S. this weekend.
The rest of the central and eastern Atlantic will remain quiet through this weekend.
A 21-year-old California woman died recently after contracting a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm bodies of water.
Holiday festivities may be disrupted by severe thunderstorms into Saturday evening across the northern Plains.
It will not just be emotions running high around Vancouver, Canada, Sunday afternoon for the final match of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, but also temperatures.
Strong and locally dangerous thunderstorms will ignite from northwestern Minnesota to northeastern Colorado during Sunday. Storms will extend from upper Michigan to northwest Texas on Monday.
While the Philippines will escape Chan-hom, the same cannot be said for Tropical Storm Linfa.
Americans will be hoping for clear skies this Saturday, July 4, as they look to enjoy dazzling fireworks displays, in addition to other popular Fourth of July activities.
Philadelphia, PA (1776)
Thomas Jefferson paid for his first thermometer and signed the Declaration of Independence; weather at 1400 hours was cloudy, temperature 76 degrees, wind from the southwest.
New England (1911)
Record heat in New England... Boston, MA 104 degrees Lawrence, MA 106 degrees Vernon, VT 105 degrees, all-time record for state Nashua, NH 106 degrees
Unionville, MD (1956)
A total of 1.23 inches of rain in one minute. World record for rainfall intensity.