Over the past few weeks, Isaac and its remnants have unleashed torrential rain over a large portion of the U.S., including parts of the midwest and central plains. These drought-stricken areas have been in desperate need of rain for months to help sustain the corn, soybean and wheat crop. Isaac may have been too late, however, to salvage this year's harvest.
Evan Myers sat down with AccuWeather's Expert Senior Forecaster Dale Mohler for the latest on the drought conditions and impacts.
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.
Thundery showers late on Friday and on Friday night will pose a threat of localized torrential rain, high winds and hail.
After intense heat eased some for Thursday, it will once again bake Spain and France to close out this week and expand into Germany and Poland this weekend.
While parts of India received torrential rainfall during June, impact from El Nino will reassert itself over the upper part of the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia.
Winds and the Gulf Stream current are the likely catalysts behind strange jellyfishlike creatures, Man O' War, popping up on East Coast beaches over the past several weeks.
Baltimore, MD (airport) (1966)
102 degrees, tied all time record high.
Berks County, PA (1973)
Third flood in 12 days. Southwestern Berks Co. hardest hit with rains well over 4" within 3 hours. Route 222 washed out near Adamstown "worse than Agnes." Flooding along Wyomissing Creek. One actual measurement was over 6".
Philadelphia, PA (1978)
A total of 3.66 inches of rain.