[There's a tropical storm approaching Florida (above), a heat wave broiling L.A., and a tornado warning in effect for parts of the Northeast. Someone call Al Gore, because the weather apocalypse is happening right now. More pics inside. Image: Getty]

[LA residents needed parasols today to shield themselves from another day of triple-digit temperatures. Image: Getty]

[A view of New York's Empire State building through a rain-soaked window today. Image: AP]