Strong Storm Risk Tuesday Cincinnati to Pittsburgh: While a storm system moving up from the South will be past peak, the system may pack enough punch to bring locally severe thunderstorms to part of the Ohio Valley Tuesday.
The intense heat and humidity that has seared the Upper Midwest for days is about to come to an end, but not without a bang. Powerful thunderstorms are expected to roar across the region today, with the Twin Cities lying in the heart of the severe weather threat zone.
Following a record for the earliest formation of four named tropical systems in the Atlantic this hurricane season, there was a lull in tropical activity during July.
Following a brief bout with warm but typical late-summer air, the Northeast is in for cooler, more fall-like weather over the weekend. For those longing for more of those cooler nights, it may be just the beginning of a series of autumn previews for much of the nation's eastern half that will likely take us beyond the official start of fall next Friday.