Severe storms left damage behind Thursday evening across Baltimore, where many neighborhoods flooded and trees fell. Baltimore City reported as many as 65 trees down, 18 of which blocked roads, and multiple reports of cars partially submerged in water. Cleanup efforts continued Friday to remove debris from homes and the roads. A pocket of severe storm damage appeared to be centered along a roughly one-mile swath of Harford Road in northeast Baltimore from Northern Parkway to Echodale Avenue. Harford Road had been cleared of debris, but traffic signals were dark as of Friday.
The northern lights (scientifically called aurora borealis) may be visible from the northern part of the mainland U.S. this week due to a geomagnetic storm.
- Naples Daily News
Two factors will determine whether the system becomes Tropical Storm Danielle: how fast it moves and how much time it spends over water.
- Fox Weather
Tropical boost to fuel most significant flood threat of Southwest monsoon season in Arizona, New Mexico
The most significant flood threat of an already-active Southwest monsoon season is expected to develop across Arizona and New Mexico late this week and into the weekend.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
The Farmers' Almanac used its 200-year-old formula to predict generally cool weather for the U.S. this fall, with November snow in northern Arizona.
- The Oklahoman
Oklahomans need to be ready for chilly weather this winter, according to the Farmers' Almanac.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
A county official was showing representatives of federal agencies the affected areas when they had to flee the rushing waters and seek higher ground.
Rising rain chance tonight into tomorrow.
Videos show the flooded streets of central Paris as heavy storms pummel the city after months of drought
Some metro stations received nearly one month's worth of rain within one hour, reported a French weather account run by volunteers.
- USA TODAY
Keep an eye to the sky Wednesday night: The aurora borealis, aka northern lights, may be making a rare appearance.
- Miami Herald
A disturbance moving over northern Guatemala and southeastern Mexico has become slightly better organized and is on track to move into the Gulf of Mexico soon, forecasters said.
- Yahoo News
NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a geomagnetic storm watch triggered by "coronal mass ejections" that may briefly disrupt satellite communications — and create a stunning aurora display — this week.
It's been a summer full of extreme heat and prolonged drought in Texas and much of Oklahoma, but a needed change in the weather pattern is on the way as temperatures are forecast to throttle back this week. While there is some good news that rain is forecast for parts of the region, too much rain is likely to cause flooding in some areas, AccuWeather meteorologists caution. "A strong bubble of high pressure at most levels of the atmosphere has kept rain away and caused heat to build much of this
Mere months after widespread covid lockdowns in Shanghai disrupted supply chains and forced manufacturers to halt operations, China is again seeing an uptick in factory shutdowns.
- Tallahassee Democrat
Shockingly quiet in the tropics as study confirms hurricane season is starting sooner | WeatherTiger
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Unusually high temperatures and a prolonged drought are affecting large swaths of China, reducing crop yields and drinking water supplies.
- Northwest Florida Daily News
Multiple large waterspouts were spotted Tuesday morning off the Emerald Coast, and several people took to social media to share videos and photos.
- LA Times
As experts warn of more monsoonal rains later this week, California national parks are still struggling with the flood's aftermath.
- Springfield News-Leader
Climate study predicts Missouri will see days of 125 degree heat index by 2053 as part of 'heat belt'
The model predicts only 50 U.S. counties next year to have temperatures exceeding a 125 degree heat index. By 2053, that number rises to 1,023 counties.
Torrential rain slammed the west and north of New Zealand's South Island for a third straight day on Thursday, forcing hundreds to evacuate their homes and triggering road and school closures and land slips. Coming top of weeks of damp weather, the latest rainstorms are worsening conditions in New Zealand's already sodden landscape. Weather forecaster Metservice's data showed part of the north of the South Island had received well over 300 millimetres of rain (11.8 inches) in the past 24 hours.
Still watching a tropical wave near Central America headed for the Gulf of Mexico. And the Atlantic is about to really heat up!