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Saturday’s forecast is a bit iffy for outdoor plans.

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Once activity wanes this evening, it's quite nice. Thursday features mostly sunny skies.

A strong geomagnetic storm could spur the northern lights from New England to the Great Lakes to Oregon.

  • Zach Rosenthal
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After a quiet week ahead, activity could increase as we enter the historically busiest time of hurricane season.

The usual suspects for August are notably absent, although a few isolated showers or thundershowers are possible later today.


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This streak of delightful August weather just doesn't want to stop delivering.

Rivers have been reduced to a trickle in the most severe areas and farmers are facing the consequences of a summer without rain.

  • Zach Rosenthal
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The authors tied the earlier start to human-caused climate change

Mostly nice weather Wednesday through Friday before a muggier weekend

  • Matt Rogers
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Showers continue to focus south and west. It'll be slightly warmer Tuesday.

The air mass over the eastern U.S. is offering a preview of autumn

Satellite imagery and a video from a Utah ski resort were critical in solving the case of the mysterious noise.

  • Zach Rosenthal
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Wednesday through Friday are the week's nicest days.

Keep and umbrella handy tomorrow as showers and some isolated thunderstorms keep the threat of rain active all day.

  • Greg Porter
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Hopefully you enjoyed the delightful weather these past few days, because an unsettled pattern sets up early this week.

  • Molly Robey
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Things become more unsettled as we round out the weekend and head into the new work week.

  • Greg Porter
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It's quite pleasant today and tomorrow. By Monday and Tuesday, it's feeling a bit cool and wet.

It hasn't happened since 1862, but California is due for another one.

Saturday's just about perfect. Sunday's pretty nice, too.

Thousands of people have been injured by beach umbrellas in recent years.

  • Zach Rosenthal
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Rain fell through the ceiling onto the heads of restaurant diners at Caesars Palace, while water pounded card tables at Planet Hollywood.

The invasive insects are not poisonous and do not bite humans, but they excrete honeydew that can devastate fruit crops and kill grapevines.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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Cooler and drier today. Saturday is a true weather gem, especially given this time of year. Enjoy!

  • A. Camden Walker
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We close out the work week with lots of sun, low humidity and pleasant temperatures.

Around 3 inches fell in an hour in some locations.

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Thu.

thunderstorms
63° /86°

Fri.

thunderstorms
67° /88°

Sat.

rain
70° /84°
Drop 40%

Sun.

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68° /86°
Drop 40%

Mon.

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69° /82°
Drop 60%

Tue.

rain
69° /84°
Drop 50%
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