Photo credit: "Rob Korff, a corn farmer who planed about a month late this year after heavy rains that have made growing difficult, in Norborne, Missouri, June 7, 2013. In many areas of the Midwest, one extreme has given way to another, as flooded pastures have delayed planting or washed away young shoots." (Steve Hebert/The New York Times).
* Flood zone will cover roughly 1/4 of New York City metro by 2050s. The New York Times has details here.
Photo credit: "A sign warning against insurance fraud is displayed as heavy equipment is put to use removing debris from a home destroyed by the May 20th tornado in the Plaza Towers neighborhood of Moore, Okla., Friday, June 7, 2013." (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Photo credit above: AP. "Lightning strikes from a storm illuminate a home damaged by a tornado on Hyde Park Lane at Country Club Rd. in Cleburne, Wednesday night, May 15, 2013."
TUESDAY NIGHT: Muggy with T-storms, locally heavy rain possible. Low: 65
Graphic credit above: "Projected return period (in years) in the 21st Century for river discharges matching what in the 20th Century were 100-year floods." Dr Sujan Koirala