It's been a wet year in the United States. By the end of June, the contiguous states had recorded a record-breaking 12 months of rain. Here in Minnesota, it's our ninth wettest year so far, with about 6 more inches of rain than normal. Adding to our summer weirdness: smoky skies from Canadian wildfires and multiple early summer frosts in northern Minnesota. And this weekend, a possible hurricane in New Orleans could threaten the levee system.