Heavy spring rainfall in parts of the mid-Atlantic have triggered higher-than-average mosquito rates this season. It is estimated that mosquitoes are two to three times their normal rates.
Many swimmers don't think about the effects of pee and trust the power of the chemicals in the water. However, the chemical byproducts that result from urine and chlorine aren’t as harmless as some swimmers may think.
Showers and thunderstorms will congregate over the southeastern United States into the weekend, elevating the risk of flash flooding and outdoor disruptions.
Prior to the arrival of much cooler and less humid air at midweek, thunderstorms packing torrential downpours and locally damaging winds will rattle the northeastern United States into Tuesday evening.