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.
The warmth in Buenos Aires will soon be replaced by the first measurable rain in a month and cooler air.
Following a surge of humidity and drenching showers to end the week, dry and cooler air will push southward across the Philadelphia area this weekend.
Following a surge of humidity and showers to end the week, dry and cooler air will push southward across the Boston areaa this weekend
Following a surge of moisture and showers to end the week, dry air will push southward across the New York City area this weekend.
A fresh shot of cool air will keep temperatures below normal in northern Europe through this weekend.
Concerns are being raised about how the California drought is negatively affecting the state’s emission goals by hampering the ability to rely on hydroelectricity, which is a cleaner, less expensive form of electricity.
Thunder Bay/ Lake Huron, MI (1863)
"One of the most violent hurricanes (wrong name) experienced by mariners for many years swept over Lake Huron, doing extensive damage to vessels." Ships lost sails and had masts taken off 30 feet above deck.
Rochester, MN (1883)
A tornado killed 31 people and destroyed 1351 dwellings.
Great Idaho Fire was contained after 851 lives and 6 billion board feet of timber were lost.