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[View the story "Terrifying Photos of Homes Incinerated by Waldo Canyon Fire" on Storify]Terrifying Photos of Homes Incinerated by Waldo Canyon FireStorified by Accu Weather · Thu, Jun 28 2012 04:34:09Waldo Canyon Fire Time Lapse - June 26thnicholasbrandenleeRT @WXChic327: Photo shared by photographer in Colorado via Tim Marshall: #WaldoCanyonFire, never get too close for a good pic! http://pic.twitter.com/DjBCilmFDavid KramlichStill in shock over this ...AllisonRT @DenverChannel: RT @911BUFF -- NIGHT FALLS AND THE BRAVE FIREFIGHTERS SLEEP ON THE FLOOR AGAIN! #WaldoCanyonFire http://twitpic.com/a1bwdgKJ ZimsHouses on fire in Waldo Canyon Firefox21newscolorado#WaldoCanyonFire - @CSFD image from Hwy 24 at Waldo Canyon trailhead 6.26.12 http://yfrog.com/ob93707142jTheDenverChannel.com@MikeHillESPN firefighters on the front lines of the #WaldoCanyonFire in Colorado Springs. http://pic.twitter.com/mdjX0NWqKevin SchroederAmazing night time photo of #WaldoCanyonFire RT @kschroeder1720 http://pic.twitter.com/j7AYXpCn7NewsMorningKMGH-TVRT @Greenmarketguy: Photo from a friend...she is with Manitou Spring Fire Dept. Taken early this morning. #WaldoCanyonFire http://pic.twitter.com/DGXcqu1DMatthew RidenhourRT@soozscott: Horses evacuating. #WaldoCanyonFire. http://pic.twitter.com/CAmKk8ir. SADAlex Simon RT @Uprooted_Photos: What's left of my aunt's neighborhood. Photo via KRDO News 13. #waldocanyonfire http://pic.twitter.com/OB4SCdgUAlphabeterRT @57UN: I've seen a lot of pictures of this fire, but check this from last night of Boulder, CO #WaldoCanyonFire http://pic.twitter.com/eGrF3usMJason R. HunterBlack Skies Above the Air Force Academy in Colorado SpringsBrightcoveThis is getting out of hand. #WaldoCanyonFire http://twitpic.com/a0yqt9DCMWaldo Canyon Fire evacuations expand: live blogUPDATE: June 26 6:40pm Colorado Springs Utilities has turned off electric and gas from West of Centennial from 30th street to Flying W Ra...InciWeb the Incident Information System: Waldo Canyon FireInformation on Waldo Canyon FireMany Colorado Springs residents not affected by the fire are offering to house evacuees. colorado springs volunteers classifieds - craigslistcolorado springs volunteers classifieds - craigslistThe Air Force Academy Chapel is one of the most iconic buildings in Colorado. Now framed by smoke & fire. http://pic.twitter.com/8Hr1P81ETom GreenI am beside myself. Speechless. My home sweet home is being destroyed. #waldocanyonfire Panorama of Colorado Springs http://pic.twitter.com/1l9v8IXLMegan ZengerleWe're going to need some help #WaldoCanyonFire - http://twitpic.com/a0x72rscott seibold#Smoke hangs over #Colorado Springs from #WaldoCanyon #Wildfire. http://yfrog.com/h6gjvcpjAlan StedmanBreathtaking photo outside the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. http://pic.twitter.com/zAiZZMOiTim RingTerrifying. Speechless. RT @scottseibold: @mackgene this is what I'm looking at - #WaldoCanyonFire http://twitpic.com/a0x6a9Daniel J. SchneiderFrom YeahBoii StormChasers:It's almost unreal to see how close the fire is to AFA (Air Force Academy).It's almost unreal to see how close the fire isFacebookFrom YeahBoii StormChasers:Here's a picture that William Wallace sent me of the towering Pyrocumulus forming into a weak thunderstorm that ultimately fell apart due to lack of moisture and created the outflow winds that helped make the fire bigger.Here's a picture that William Wallace sent me ofFacebookMap of mandatory evacuation area #USAFA #ColoradoSprings #WaldoCanyonFire http://pic.twitter.com/4GPWwyrKAir Force Academy @MikeHillESPN #ColoradoSprings home of the #USOlympicTrainingCenter is going up in flames. 32,000 evacuated. http://pic.twitter.com/uGnGe1RyKevin SchroederThis is colorado springs right now. Look at this photo and be shocked. Its f'ing armageddon here http://pic.twitter.com/W6fXJr2HPatrick Sandusky
Storified by Accu Weather · Thu, Jun 28 2012 04:34:09
Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Northeast on Monday, lashing the region with damaging winds while also unleashing heavy downpours that triggered flash flooding.
A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the Northeast this week, despite a brief reprieve in humidity for some.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures rising across the northwestern United States this week.
Downpours will spread from the lower Mississippi Valley to eastern and central Texas early this week, delivering needed rain but raising the concern for flash flooding.
A renewed risk of severe weather will threaten portions of the north-central United States early this week.
Thousands of structures, including a wildlife refuge home to more than 400 animals, are threatened by the Sand Fire in Southern California.
Alexandria, NE (1992)
8.0" of rain with severe flooding.
Sandusky, OH (1995)
3.22" of rain in less than 2 hours. Many
roads were flooded.
Rowan, NC (1996)
4" of rain in 45 minutes.