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.
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Following the thunderstorms of early in the week, Boston will see cooler and less humid through late week.
Following thunderstorms, cooler settles into the Midwest and Northeast through Midweek.
One person is dead, and another remains critically injured after a lightning strike in Southern California.
Predicted algal blooms on Lake Erie this summer not only pose health hazards but also a financial burden to the area.
Relief is on the way for portions of the Plains that are in the grips of the ongoing drought.
5-12" of rain north of Denver led to serious flash flooding (28th-29th). 108 mobile homes were destroyed and 481 others were damaged in Ft. Collins. 5 people were killed and 40 others injured.
Sharon, PA (1999)
70 mph wind gus in a thunderstorm.
Small but intense storm, said to be the worst in about 50 years, hit southern Mississippi (where Camille hit in 1969). U.S. Coast Guard cutter lost with 39 aboard.