By Lester Holt, NBC News anchor
There's been a lot of complaining about what a strange summer this has been on the East Coast. It was unusually cool in June and July, and we've also had a lot of rain.
To add insult to injury, now that it has finally warmed up, a lot of beach goers are finding out this weekend that their favorite beaches are closed for Hurricane Bill. The storm won't make landfall here, but it is close enough to kick up high surf and dangerous rip currents that can pull even strong swimmers out to sea. We'll have the latest on Nightly News tonight.