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.
A lightning strike can result in a cardiac arrest and death, and the most lightning strikes occur during warm summer months when people are outside enjoying the weather.