Although no heavy rainfall is expected for any of the three scheduled World Cup Matches on Thursday, showers can still dampen the field at times.
The greatest threat for rainfall on Thursday will be during the Uruguay and England match in Sao Paulo. Cloudy skies and cool air are also on tap for this match, a stark contrast for both teams that played their first matches in muggy northern Brazil locations.
Showers could also dampen the match between Greece and Japan, set to take place during the evening in Natal. A soaking rain fell over the area Wednesday night but rainfall will become showery during the day Thursday.
Heavy rain produced flooding late last week in the Natal area; however, with lighter rainfall on tap for Thursday, no flooding is expected.
The third match of the day, taking place during the early afternoon in Brasilia, is expected to be rain-free with seasonable temperatures as Colombia battles Ivory Coast.
Heat and humidity will remain on hold around Pittsburgh through the remainder of this week.
Hawaii will escape the worst, but not all of Guillermo's impacts as the tropical storm passes north of the islands Wednesday through Thursday.
A line of violent thunderstorms tore across Massachusetts, including the Boston, area Tuesday afternoon. Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue into Tuesday evening.
A fall-like cooldown is in store through the end of the week for the Northeast.
Super Typhoon Soudelor in the western Pacific Ocean will remain a powerful tropical cyclone this week eventually threatening Taiwan and eastern China.
An area of low pressure spinning off the coast of the Carolinas is attempting to obtain some tropical characteristics.
Ossian, IA (1979)
Strong winds from a thunderstorm damaged a roller rink roof 50 miles NE of Waterloo, IA. A barn was destroyed and trees and power lines were downed.
Dallas, TX (1980)
A high of 95 degrees, breaking the string of 42 consecutive days of 100 degrees or higher.
Casper, WY (1990)
A total of 0.84" of rain. The normal rainfall for all of August is 0.63".