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.
Residents from MacPherson, Kansas, to Norman, Oklahoma, told the USGS that they felt the earthquake, according to the USGS website.
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.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
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.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
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.
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45th straight day that precipitation has occurred.