Even without immediate threat of a land-falling hurricane, the tropics are stirring up dangerous rip currents in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Gulf of Mexico.
In Southern California, large waves have already impacted the area for days and there's more in the forecast.
Tropical Storm Marie is moving out to sea but continuing to impact the region with swells rivaling waves seen in Hawaii.
From North Carolina to Massachusetts, a high rip current threat is keeping beachgoers wary of the water.
Hurricane Cristobal passed between the U.S. and Bermuda sending large waves to the Northeast coastline ahead of Labor Day weekend.
Another area to watch is the Gulf of Mexico near Texas and Louisiana where a low pressure has a chance of developing into a tropical cyclone.
Rain totals for the first half of the weekend could exceed 4" along the Texas coast.
The holiday is a popular time for traveling to the beach, but visitors should be prepared if the surf is too dangerous.
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.
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.
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.
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.