Despite a foggy start, sunshine returns for this year's Holiday Parade in Houston, Texas.
Temperatures will climb through the 60s and into the 70s during the parade with spans 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CST on Thanksgiving Day with sunshine burning through the fog.
Winds will blow from the south and southeast at generally 6 mph or less.
The dry, sunny weather may not last for Black Friday shoppers, however.
A cool front will swing through during Friday with a band of clouds and perhaps spotty showers and thunderstorms.
Dry weather with at least partial sunshine is in store for the weekend.
Showers and thunderstorms could affect the area again Sunday night into Monday as a storm system rolls out of the Rockies and across the southern Plains.
More than 24 people have died after a landslide on Wednesday in Ambegaon village, Pune district of the Maharashtra state of India.
A pair of tropical threats will target areas from China and Taiwan to Guam this week.
A flesh-eating bacteria that thrives in warm seas has killed one person in Sarasota County, Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health.
A couple enjoying serene waters and lush landscapes as the perfect selfie background were shocked when a burst of lightning struck the trees behind them, erupting in a ball of fire.
Trouble is brewing for people with outdoor plans and travel along the Atlantic coast this weekend in the form of drenching rain and thunderstorms.
After comfortable and nice conditions for most of this week, Atlanta area residents can expect humidity to return for the weekend.
Estes Park, CO (1976)
Big Thompson River flood disaster; up to 10" of thunderstorm rains funneled into narrow canyon near Estes Park. 139 drowned, 5 missing, $35.5 million estimated damage.
1,178 "reported" tornadoes with 120 killed so far this year. Number of "actual" tornadoes probably less, but this is still one of the most active years ever (nearly half of the fatalities occurred in the Carolina outbreak of March 28th).
Los Angeles, CA (1991)
New July rainfall record of 0.17" established. The previous record was 0.15" set in July 1969.