via: CNN’s Josh Levs reports on the upcoming solar eclipse, the first visible from the U.S. in 18 years. See More

via: The largest solar storm in five years arrives early Thursday and it is expected to scramble the globe’s magnetic field while expanding the Northern Lights. The storm began with a massive solar flare earlier in the week and grew. Read More

via: GROVETON, Texas – More than 18,000 acres have burned in eastern Trinity County and western Polk County in what the Texas Forest Service is describing as “the largest fire in East Texas history The largest section of the ‘Bearing Fire’ sits between the towns of Apple Springs and Groveton, south of FM 2262 […]

Temperatures cooled a bit Thursday along parts of the East Coast that have been suffering under a blistering heat wave this week, but it might be too early to get out of the pool just yet. The National Weather Service still has heat advisories out for much of the region.