What Happened to Summer?

Ginger Zee explains what is behind the hot to cool temperature extremes.
1:42 | 08/05/13

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Now we turn to the summer of extreme weather veering into neutral rain again, flooding over the weekend in kansas and in colorado giant hail storms, so much hail snow plows were back on the streets. Abc's meteorologist ginger zee gives us a tour of a rauk kus weather map. Reporter: A river of white flowing through the streets of the northeast colorado, so much hail they were plowing it into heaps like snow. Check out the sides, some of it almost three inches wide. While these images are stunning, we really haven't had that much hail compared to other years. Each bar represents the number of hail reports in june, july and jug. This year without the rest of august we have had over 2,000, not even close to the nearly 10,000 reports of hail in 2008. The same front that spawned the hail caused deadly flash floosting in kansas, four to seven inches falling in six hours, the water rushing into homes, raging over roadways, five feet deep at times. This is bad. This is unbelievable. Reporter: That concern for heavy rain will move to the north and northeast. Let me show you exactly who has to be on alert for the next 48 hours. Louisville, more than two inches and so many folks asking me is summer over? The answer is no, of course not, but we will be below average. This is the climate prediction center's 8 to 14 forecast, blow normal for more than two-thirds of the nation. Tonight we have word that the law may be closing in on that arkansas fugitive to made a daring escape.

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