In the Western Pacific, Tropical Depression 9W may become the next typhoon in the wake of once-Super Typhoon Neoguri.
Tropical Storm 9W was upgraded from its tropical depression status early on Friday, but it has recently lost organization and is now a tropical depression once again.
However, it should move into a more conducive environment for strengthening, and may eventually become Typhoon Rammasun.
The above image is of Tropical Depression 9W from satellite on Saturday morning, local time in the Pacific Ocean. Imagery courtesy of NOAA
The system will continue to move westward away from Guam through the weekend and into next week.
If it does indeed hold together, it will be in the vicinity of Luzon, Philippines, on Wednesday or Thursday.
If the storm remains at typhoon strength, locals in the Philippines will need to brace for extreme winds and heavy, torrential rainfall that could lead to mudslides.
Meteorologists in the AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center will be monitoring this strengthening storm in anticipation of its possible effects in the Philippines and, eventually, into China.
AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Dave Samuhel contributed to the content of this story.
A storm with rain and heavy snow is stretching across the East Coast and Appalachians.
In the wake of the snowstorm that grazed the Pittsburgh area on Wednesday, the region will only have to contend with minor weather-related issues this Thanksgiving weekend.
Boston will get a break from wintry storms for the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
New York City will get a break from wintry storms for the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will get a break from wintry storms for the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
Philadelphia will get a break from wintry storms for the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
O'Fallon, MD (1990)
Strong downburst from a thunderstorm caused an apartment to collapse, injuring 25 people.
New England Coast (1898)
Famous "Portland" storm formed off Cape Cod with loss of 200 lives. Many others were lost to the raging sea in 50 small vessels. A total of 27 inches of snow in New London, CT; 15 inches at Waterbury, CT. Peak wind was 72 mph in Boston. Boston received more than a foot of snow.
Second heavy snowfall in three days hits the region with 12 inches on the ground in NJ; 14 inches in NY; greatest November snow in New England since 1898.