• PHOTOS: Damaging Winds Whip Washington

    August 31, 2015; 6:20 AM ET

    A strong storm system moved into Washington on Saturday, delivering powerful winds that lead to widespread damage and power outages.

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Philadelphia, PA (1991)
Mercury reached 90 degrees or better for the 49th day this year, as the high was 92. This tied the all-time record for the most 90 plus days in a year, set in 1988. The record would be broken in September. The total for 1991 was 53 days.

West Chester, PA (1922)
So much hail fell that fields were covered with up to two feet drifted hail--the next day!!

New England (1954)
Hurricane Carol, first of 3 hurricanes to affect New England that year - 60 dead and $450 million damage.

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