Pleasant Plains, Illinois
Devin Davis of Paul Tree Farms uses a special water cannon to water 30,000 trees on the 60 acre farm Saturday, July 21, 2012.
Over the past week, weather events have yielded gripping images. A serial derecho swept across the Northeast, spawning a few tornadoes that left damage in multiple states. A brutal drought deepened yet again, worrying farmers about the coming dry months. Around the world, floods raged in China and Germany saw sunny days. Check out all of our picks for the best weather images of the week in the slideshow above.