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Heavy downpours, gusty winds and rough surf are expected for coastal areas of the Carolinas through Sunday morning.

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A flood watch is in effect from 2 to 10 p.m. today

The East Coast is looking clear for Independence Day, the Plains and Midwest could see some strong storms, while drought and fireworks increase the fire risk in the West.

Sky watchers in Oregon, Washington, England and Canada have spotted "noctilucent clouds," the rarest on Earth

Damaging gusts are possible, in addition to heavy downpours and frequent lightning.


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June’s average temperature was lowest since 2009 with below-normal rainfall.

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A separate tropical rainstorm is drenching parts of the upper Texas coast and southwest Louisiana.

A cold front tries to clear us out for the Fourth. Some showers and storms are possible ahead of that, along with plenty of heat.

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Numerous Texas cities observed a siege of 100-degree days in June amid extreme drought

Today was our seventh day at or above 90 this year. It's even hotter tomorrow.

The last time Japan recorded consistently high temperatures in June was in 1875.

Costa Rica and Nicaragua are in the crosshairs, while another system in the Gulf will bring heavy rain to Texas.

The highest chance of storms comes late Saturday

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A random storm or two can't be ruled out into early night. Temperatures rise close to 90 tomorrow as air quality worsens.

Reports of damaging winds from the violent, fast-moving storms have surged since the devastating 2012 Mid-Atlantic event.

A second tropical rainstorm could bring localized flooding to southeast Texas this weekend

Shower and storm chances return for the Fourth of July weekend.

This great weather can't last forever during summer. Heat and humidity begin to make a comeback Wednesday.

Temperatures were 15 to 35 degrees above normal over much of Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and North Africa.

The derecho remains one of the most widespread and ruinous severe thunderstorms in the region.

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A second tropical system could materialize in the Gulf and bring heavy rain to Texas toward the end of the week

We should avoid any raindrops until this holiday weekend, when the chance of scattered showers and storms returns.

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Humidity wanes through the night. Near 80 with plenty of sun tomorrow.

One could become Bonnie, and another may bring heavy rain to Texas.

These tools are pushing the boundaries of seasonal forecasting, which has traditionally focused on predicting patterns in temperature and rainfall.

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90-degree days so far
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67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
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