• Warmer Memorial Day, Week Ahead Awaits Northeast

    May 23, 2015; 11:37 PM ET

    Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer and it will definitely feel like it for the holiday and the following few days across the Northeast. However, that does not mean an end to shots of cooler air.

  • Boston to Turn Warmer for Memorial Day

    May 23, 2015; 11:33 PM ET

    Warmth will make a comeback around the Boston area for the remainder of this Memorial Day holiday weekend, seemingly fitting for the unofficial start to summer.

  • Pittsburgh: Warmth to Build Into Memorial Day

    May 23, 2015; 11:30 PM ET

    Warmth will make a comeback around the Pittsburgh area for the remainder of this Memorial Day holiday weekend, seemingly fitting for the unofficial start to summer.

  • DC, Baltimore: Warmth to Build Into Memorial Day

    May 23, 2015; 11:27 PM ET

    Warmth will make a comeback around the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas for the remainder of this Memorial Day holiday weekend, seemingly fitting for the unofficial start to summer.

  • Harrisburg: Warmth to Build Into Memorial Day

    May 23, 2015; 11:22 PM ET

    Warmth will make a comeback around the Harrisburg area for the remainder of this Memorial Day holiday weekend, seemingly fitting for the unofficial start to summer.

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This Day In Weather History

West Coast (1982)
Heat wave: San Francisco, CA 91 degrees, (new record; previous record 79 in 1975) San Jose, CA 84 degrees Portland, OR 85 degrees (tied record)

North Texas (1986)
Severe thunderstorms produced 95 mph wind gusts and widespread damage. More than 3" of rain fell in less than an hour. A 29 year old women and 6 year old daughter drowned when the underpass they were driving into was flooded out.

Philadelphia, PA (1992)
A dramatic cold frontal passage. Early afternoon temperature over 80 degrees fell to a late-day reading in the 40s.