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With the first true heat wave of the season here, people were working up a sweat. On days this hot, heat-related illnesses like cramps, exhaustion or strokes can strike.
Forecasters are warning of dangerous heat in North Carolina this week.
A line of strong to severe storms rolled through the area Thursday bringing heavy rain, gusty winds, loud thunder and frequent lightning.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.4 magnitude earthquake shook parts of northern Oklahoma and neighboring Kansas.
Mudslides triggered by the soggy remnants of Alberto forced evacuations below a dam early Wednesday and closed a highway in western North Carolina as the center of the storm lashed the nation's midsection hundreds of miles away.
Government forecasters expect a pretty normal hurricane season this year in the Atlantic Ocean with 5-9 hurricanes.
After days of wet weather, with extremely heavy downpours Saturday, some area roads became flooded.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that last month was the coldest April in more than two decades for the contiguous United States.