Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
In an effort to cut down the time it takes to scan storms in order to alert the public of tornadoes and severe storms, the National Weather Service made small but potentially life-saving adjustments to their radar operations.
While Super Typhoon Rammasun slammed into Asia last week, drastic temperature swings in the United States blasted the West with scorching heat, sparking wildfires.
A heat-loving, brain-eating amoeba, known as Naegleria fowleri, has claimed the life of a 9-year-old Kansas girl.
After record-challenging chill last week, temperatures will rebound to their highest level of the year so far in parts of the North Central states early this week.
The first couple of weeks of July have brought a spike in tornadoes in portions of Pennsylvania and New York state.
Showers will threaten the final round of play at the Open Championship on Sunday.
Days of soggy weather and rounds of storms have prompted massive, swift-moving flash flooding in portions of Colorado and Texas late this week.
Everyday habits can have big environmental impacts.
Despite weaker and less frequent tornado events than many Plains states experience annually, Florida and the southeastern U.S. are more vulnerable when a tornado touches down, according to a new research study.
Seattle, WA (1991)
99 degrees, all-time record high for July.
Heat Wave: Location New Record(F): Old Record(F)/Year: Washington, D.C. 101 100/1987 Philadelphia, PA 99T 99/1978 Atlantic City, NJ 100 96/1987 Harrisburg, PA 103 98/1987 Baltimore, MD 103 98/1987 (Custom House)
New Zealand (1995)
Extreme cold - a bay in Littleton Harbor froze for the first time in "living memory".