A slow-moving, cold storm off the Oregon Coast moves farther south through Saturday. A temperature drop of 30 degrees has already replaced the record heat that started this week.
A few showers moved through Southern California today and it can shower at any time into Saturday with clouds limiting the sunshine. High temperatures Friday and Saturday will only be in the low to middle 60s, well-below normal.
Snow levels fell to near 5,000 feet Friday and will continue down to 4,000 feet Friday night and Saturday with snow showers on occasion that can bring small accumulations and locally slick roads.
Residents from McPherson, Kansas, to Norman, Oklahoma, told the USGS that they felt the earthquake, according to the USGS website.
A "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
After a period of above-average temperatures across the Northeast for much of this week, a return to more fall-like conditions will be in store this weekend.
A strengthening storm system will bring the threat for flooding, mudslides and severe thunderstorms to areas from Italy into the Balkans later Friday into the weekend.
“It was by far the most intimidating natural disaster I have ever chased,” Storm Chaser and Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer said of the historic flooding in South Carolina.
St.Augustine, FL (1989)
16.08" of rain fell.
Record Heat Wave Temp San Francisco 96 Sacramento 100 Bakersfield 101 LA Civic Center 107 Red Bluff 103 Riverside 106
Mineral County, CO (1997)
An F2 tornado downed thousands of trees.