• Heavy Rain to Soak Great Falls, Bismarck, Winnipeg

    August 22, 2014; 6:55 PM

    A swath of soaking rain will slowly shift from the northern Plains to the Canadian Prairies this weekend, making people reach for their umbrellas and heightening concerns for flooding.

  • Pittsburgh: Storms to Retreat By Sunday

    August 22, 2014; 6:54 PM

    While residents will face more disruptions to outdoor activities on Saturday, dry air will push southward across Pittsburgh to end the weekend.

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New England & North Carolina (1816)
Light frosts did damage in interior low places from New England to North Carolina.

Boston, MA (1851)
Track of tornado - Waltham, Belmont, Arlington (see other 1843 stories around this time). Apparently caused by excessively humid S or SW flow at western edge of a Bermuda high.

Woodland, WI (1857)
42 miles west of Milwaukee at night - "Every building save one blown down; freight cars blown off the track."