• Typhoon Soudelor to Threaten China, Taiwan

    August 2, 2015; 1:05 PM ET

    Typhoon Soudelor in the western Pacific Ocean will continue to strengthen over the coming days, eventually threatening Taiwan, eastern China.

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New England (1975)
"Hot Saturday" 107 degrees in New Bedford and Chester, MA All-time hottest day - 104 degrees in Providence, RI (also all-time record for state) 100 degrees in Nantucket for the first time

Texas (1980)
Heat wave continues for the following: Abilene - 41 consecutive days of 98 degrees or higher, tied 1952 record. Dallas/Ft. Worth - 41st consecutive day of 100 degrees + El Paso - 51st consecutive day of 100 degrees +

Chicago, IL (1988)
100 degrees -- 7th day of 100 degrees or higher in 1088 -- an all-time record number.