As winds subside, smoke and poor air quality from wildfires may linger in Southern California this weekend.
December is commencing on a volatile note across eastern Australia with flooding rain and powerful thunderstorms expected into the early week.
A recent report listed the top 10 blackouts in United States history with Hurricane Maria topping the list.
Rain may slow travel for a time in New England, while significant travel delays are likely in the Northwest and over the Upper Midwest leading up to Thanksgiving.
Following several weeks of abnormally dry weather across Florida, a period of widespread rainfall is in store for the Peninsula.
Intense storms pummeled Greece this week while thousands are facing life-threatening cold after a powerful earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border left them displaced.
Tornado warnings are issued when twisters are imminent or expected to move into a particular area, on average 8.7 minutes in advance.
A potent storm system will cross the midwestern United States into Saturday evening, unleashing soaking rain, strong winds and locally severe thunderstorms.