The 2015 Tour de France kicks off on Saturday amid heat and thunderstorms. While the heat will ease by Sunday, the potential for rain will linger longer.
A corridor of severe thunderstorms will reach from Oklahoma to the Carolinas on Friday ahead of the holiday weekend.
The temblor occurred at 9:07 a.m. Friday, local time (9:07 p.m. EDT Thursday). The quake had a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) reported.
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.
Duluth, MN (1992)
49 degrees -- the lowest maximum temperature ever recorded in July.
Mt. Vernon, SD (1993)
Flooding caused a 100 car back up on Interstate 90.
Glasgow, MT (2000)
Wind gust to 82 mph. This is the highest wind speed ever recorded in this location.