Every Thursday at 4 p.m. EDT, we host a live show that we call AccuWeather LIVE. This week, our new interactive show brought viewers up to date on the current weather, the hurricane season and the start of the astronomical summer.
Related: Last Week's AccuWeather LIVE Recap
To kick things off, Accuweather.com’s Valerie Smock discussed the “hot” debate regarding climate change and what it could mean for 2013’s hurricane season.
Worried about another Sandy-like weather event? AccuWeather Senior Expert Evan Myers and Bernie Rayno chatted about what could be coming for the East Coast and the likelihood of being hit by another hurricane in the coming months.
We also hosted a special guest, Rob Eicher, the weekend meteorologist for Orlando’s FOX 35, who provided even more insight into the current hurricane season.
To round things out, Mark Mancuso let everyone know the top five weather factors to consider this summer, including the escalating hurricane season, the three named storms that have already made landfall in the U.S, the UV index and what it means for your summer outdoors time, the severe weather season coming to a close and what to expect with this year's already active wildfire season.
We also answered some of our fan-submitted questions on hurricanes and the summer season! If you have a question that was not answered by our experts above, contact us on: Facebook, Twitter or Google+.
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The stretch of sunny, mild weather enveloping the northeastern United States will come to end early next week as rain and much cooler air returns.
Experts won’t make specific predictions about the upcoming influenza season because the severity of the season varies from year to year, but they do suggest flu shots and simple, preventative measures to keep illness at bay.
Winter will start with a bang across parts of northern and western Europe as frequent storms bring disruptive rain and wind.
One of the best meteor showers of the fall will peak on Friday night with over a dozen meteors streaking across the night sky every hour.
There is concern that a tropical cyclone may develop in the Bay of Bengal this week with potential impacts to eastern India, Bangladesh and western Myanmar.
Following weeks of wildfires rampantly spreading throughout California, firefighters may get a leg up on the blazes this week.
As firefighters continue to get the upper hand on the blazes charring Northern California, much-needed rain and cooler air are set to descend over California later this week.
The Memphis Tigers will travel to TDECU Stadium on Thursday night to face the Houston Cougars.