After a brief reprieve, severe weather will quickly return to the central United States on Friday and will likely stick around through the weekend.
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of northwestern Japan late Tuesday night local time (around 9:22 a.m. EDT), the United States Geological Survey said.
Storms that erupt over the Florida Peninsula into Wednesday evening may pack a wallop in terms of rainfall and gusty winds.
NOAA prompted the declaration of an “unusual mortality event” as more than 260 dead dolphins were found from Louisiana to Florida since February.
After record-breaking heat baked the Pacific Northwest last week, a large-scale shift in the weather pattern will bring big changes to the region later this week.
Satellite images show things are relatively quiet now, but a cluster of showers and thunderstorms is expected to grow and eventually develop into a tropical system.
India avoided a direct hit from former Tropical Cyclone Vayu; however, the northwest parts of the country will still be at risk for flash flooding into Wednesday.