Rounds of showers and gusty winds will continue to impact western Europe through the rest of this week.
The storm train continued Wednesday night as a cold front blastedacross Ireland and the United Kingdom, bringing a period of strong to locally damaging winds along with downpours.
The front will also bring rainfall to France and northern Spain through Thursday.
Behind the front, gusty winds will continue across Ireland and the United Kingdom on Thursday with scattered showers.
Yet another storm will arrive Thursday night with more rain expected in southern Ireland, Wales and southern England, spreading into northern France overnight.
This storm will continue to produce widespread rain across England and France on Friday along with locally strong winds.
While this storm drops into Italy on Saturday, yet another storm will bring another round of rain and gusty winds to western Europe.
Dry days will be hard to come by in the northeastern United States for the first week of May as storm systems cause rain to frequent the region.
Residents of the southeastern United States may feel like the calendar has flipped ahead to Memorial Day weekend with warm and muggy weather in place for the start of May.
A stormy pattern will persist across the western Gulf Coast, threatening to trigger more flooding from Texas to Mississippi through at least Monday.
May is picking up where April left off with record-challenging warmth surging back into the northwestern United States.
Those looking to traveling or spending the bank holiday outdoors across the United Kingdom will face bouts of rain and wind, but dry conditions will follow by midweek.
A late-April snowstorm dumped over a foot of heavy, wet snow across parts of Colorado on Thursday into Friday, boosting snowpack for an extended ski season at local resorts.
Unusually late coating of snow in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia.
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May produced 365 tornadoes in the U.S., the highest number for any month since reliable records have been available, according to NOAA. The May figure topped by 90 the May 1965 high of 275.
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