• Summery Weekend in Store for NYC

    August 28, 2014; 9:06 PM ET

    After a brief cooldown, very warm and humid weather will bounce back in New York City during the Labor Day weekend.

  • Summery Weekend in Store for DC

    August 28, 2014; 9:04 PM ET

    After a subtle cooldown, hot and humid weather will bounce back in Washington, D.C., during the Labor Day weekend.

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Colorado Springs, CO (1978)
Hail 6 inches deep.

Rochester, MN (1979)
2.73 inches of rain fell in 50 minutes making this the wettest August on record. (9.52 inches of rain so far this month). The heavy downpour flooded the streets of Rochester, stranding about 1,500 cars.

Midwest (1979)
A five-state tornado outbreak in Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming, Iowa and Missouri occurred on this date. In all, 20 tornadoes were reported. Nine were in Iowa. One near Farragut, IA, in the extreme SW corner of the state, caused several fatalities and numerous injuries.