Phoenix was engulfed in a veil of dust early on Tuesday afternoon as a dust storm moved through the city.
As the weather pattern transitions to La Niña this fall, warm weather is predicted across much of the eastern United States.
Moisture from Javier will increase the threat for flash flooding across the southwestern United States through Thursday.
Officials were scrambling to contain a sewage line on Thursday that broke following deadly flash flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland, on July 30.
Catastrophic flooding struck parts of the mid-Atlantic on Saturday, July 30, while several tropical cyclones wreaked havoc around the globe.
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 new locally-acquired cases of the Zika virus in Florida, Governor Rick Scott announced on Monday.
A team of researchers recently published a study that proposes a new model on how violent human behavior may be impacted by a warmer climate.
While weather conditions have improved for firefighting efforts near the California coast, firefighters in the interior West continue to face challenges to start August.
The destructive Sand and Soberanes Fires grew out of control this week in California, while severe storms caused travel problems in the Northeast.
Highs will run between 10 and 15 degrees Fahrenheit above average across much of the interior western United States into the upcoming weekend.
10 degrees in Bowen, coldest August temperature ever in United States.
Philadelphia, PA (1972)
Last of 25 straight days without measurable rain.
Sturtevant, IN (2001)
A tornado 3 miles north-northwest of town. The tornado destroyed a hay barn with a horse trailer pushed out the back of the barn. A power pole was snapped off and wires were downed near Old Highway 11. A speed trailer near Highway 11 and I-94 was destroyed. Large barricades were lifted from the south side of Highway 11 and moved to the north side. Total losses exceeded $30,000. The path length of the tornado was 3 miles.