Following Isaac's impact on the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., last week, moisture from Isaac has been fueling stormy weather at the Democratic National Convention 2012 in Charlotte, N.C.
Tropical Rainstorm Isaac's moisture met with a cold front progressing across the East, allowing for locally drenching thunderstorms to hit Charlotte this week.
Torrential downpours late Tuesday unleashed 0.89 of an inch of rain, most of which fell in less than an hour.
The threat of thunderstorms continuing today has forced President Barack Obama's Democratic Convention speech to be moved inside the Time Warner Cable Arena, according to the Associated Press.
Besides locally heavy rain, dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning and locally gusty winds may accompany the thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.
Showers and storms will linger into Friday and the weekend as many travel home from the Democratic National Convention, threatening travel delays.
Multiple tornadoes touched down across Indiana and Ohio on Wednesday, one of which flattened a Starbucks in the town of Kokomo, Indiana.
A budding tropical disturbance has the potential to strengthen significantly and reach Florida and the Bahamas with strong winds, coastal flooding and torrential rainfall during Sunday and Monday.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring the potential for flash flooding and localized damaging wind gusts through Thursday.
Stargazers will want to dig out their binoculars and telescopes this weekend as Venus and Jupiter shine so close that they appear as one large, bright star in the evening sky.
Following a taste of autumn chill to start the week, is summer heat and humidity over for the northeastern United States?
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