Two weeks ago, we began talking about Isaac. The storm has caused many problems during its life. Here are some of the most impressive statistics from the storm.
Excessive Rainfall Amounts
Vero Beach: 16.60 inches
Royal Palm Beach: 16.29 inches
Boynton Beach: 14.41 inches
New Orleans: 20.08 inches
Reserve: 13.46 inches
Livingston: 13.16 inches
Kiln: 17.04 inches
Marion: 15.02 inches
Saucier: 12.78 inches
Grand Bay: 11.07 inches
Mobile: 9.67 inches
Wilmer: 8.75 inches
Storm Surge Heights
Shell Beach: Between 9 and 11 feet
Lake Pontchartrain at New Orleans: Around 6 feet
Grand Isle: Around 5 feet
Pascagoula: Around 4 feet
Mobile Bay: Around 3-5 feet
The midwestern United States will be in the crosshairs of potent thunderstorms into Saturday night.
Much of the eastern United States will continue to swelter with above-average temperatures into the end of the month.
Tropical Storm Darby, located over the Central Pacific, is expected to bring locally heavy rain and high surf to the islands this weekend.
Those looking for a break from the heat across the central United States will be in luck as a slow cooldown is in store starting this weekend.
The more than 100,000 people expected to attend the annual Glorious Goodwood festival next week will want to keep a brolly handy.
While a vast amount of dry air has dominated and will continue to impact the Atlantic basin over the next few weeks, tropical activity could spark near the west coast of Africa.
Seattle, WA (1991)
99 degrees, all-time record high for July.
Heat Wave: Location New Record(F): Old Record(F)/Year: Washington, D.C. 101 100/1987 Philadelphia, PA 99T 99/1978 Atlantic City, NJ 100 96/1987 Harrisburg, PA 103 98/1987 Baltimore, MD 103 98/1987 (Custom House)
New Zealand (1995)
Extreme cold - a bay in Littleton Harbor froze for the first time in "living memory".