Weather

August 25th, 2014
12:10 PM ET

Following Tropical Storm Cristobal

Tropical Storm Cristobal is dumping rain on the Bahamas in the Atlantic.

4-8" of rainfall is possible with some locations receiving up to a foot of rain.

Cristobal has maximum sustained winds of 60 mph and is forecasted to strengthen to a hurricane Tuesday night.

Luckily, the forecast track for Cristobal turns the storm away from the U.S. with no landfall expected.

Cristobal track

The coastline will have dangerous surf and a high threat of rip currents through the middle of the week.

Vacationers and boaters should keep an eye on the forecast impacts for Tropical Storm Cristobal.

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August 24th, 2014
08:33 AM ET

6.1 Magnitutde Earthquake Rocks Northern California

The earthquake's epicenter was only six miles south of Napa and 51 miles from Sacramento. Northern California residents have been sharing images with CNN of destroyed store shelves and fallen furniture and items in their home. A few users shared images of structural damage and house fires.

This is the largest earthquake to shake California since the Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989.

Do you live in Northern California? Share your experience with us on Twitter @NewDay or on Facebook.

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Summer Isn't Over Yet
August 22nd, 2014
12:26 PM ET

Summer Isn't Over Yet

If you thought summer was winding down, the season isn't over yet.

Heat advisories are in effect today from Missouri to northern Florida and also for the Galveston area of Texas.

Excessive heat warnings are posted in the St. Louis area as well as for portions of the Florida Panhandle.

The combination of high heat and humidity will make it feel like 102 to 109 degrees today.

 

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August 13th, 2014
09:23 AM ET

Days of Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding

Extreme rainfall has plagued parts of the country this week from Detroit to Baltimore to New York state.

On Monday, Detroit, MI, received 4.57" rainfall in one day, the second highest daily rainfall measured in the city.

Yesterday, the flooding rain shifted to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

Northeast rain

Baltimore, MD, got 6.30" rainfall on Tuesday.

Just this morning, flash flooding stranded cars and forced water rescues on Long Island.

Islip, NY, measured over a foot of rain in less than 8 hours from the torrential downpour.

More rain is expected across New England before drier weather prevails on Thursday.

 

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