Southwestern states are in for more sweltering heat through next week, with temperatures rising to more than 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Arizona, which has seen an active wildfire season already, is under an excessive heat warning from the National Weather Service. NATIONAL WEATHER
Severe weather swept the mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday, knocking out power for thousands and reportedly injuring at least five people. Images posted to social media showed fantastical-looking thunderstorms bearing down on Washington, D.C., with lightning bolts illuminating the 555-foot-tall Washington Monument.
A strengthening storm system moving offshore is bringing heavy coastal rainfall, wind and inland snow to the Northeast and New England. More than a foot of snow will be possible across interior New England, especially western Massachusetts into southern New Hampshire and Vermont, where winter storm warnings
Snow continued across the Great Lakes region into interior New England on Wednesday, as a clipper system sweeped across the regions. Light snow is expected as the system moves into the Canadian maritime by Thursday. Meanwhile, the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. will continue to see mild temperatures. Expected high