Spotty thunderstorms will continue to erupt and unload torrential rain on parts of the northeastern United States as heat and humidity build in the coming days.
Many locations have already had to deal with multiple rounds of thunderstorms over the past week and will have to endure additional severe weather threats through Sunday.
Without much of a change in the pattern, thunderstorms will be around in Pennsylvania for the next several days.
Above-average temperatures have generally been limited to the Desert Southwest over this past week, but a shift in the jet stream pattern will bring expanding heat across much of the Intermountain West through this week.
Following news that monsoon rain has claimed more than 300 lives across India, Myanmar and Pakistan so far this month, the risk of flooding will expand to India's National Capital Region (NCR) this weekend.
Dozens have been injured as the powerful tropical storm -- the third in three weeks to strike the country -- delivered its final blow.
While tropical storm formation is not anticipated right away, one area may become a breeding ground for tropical activity sometime next week.
The recent finding was "purely accidental," one scientist said. Meanwhile, a similar phenomenon was observed in Arctic snow leading another scientist to describe the discovery as "a real shock."