• East Late-Summer Heat to Continue This Week

    September 2, 2014; 9:31 PM ET

    The late-season swelter will continue along much of the Atlantic Seaboard through the week as tens of millions head back to school and work.

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This Day In Weather History

Long Island NY (1821)
Long Island hurricane of 1821 struck western Long Island. The storm affected a densely populated area where weather observers were common.

Tampa, FL (1935)
The "Labor Day" hurricane hit Tampa, killing 400 people. Earlier, this intense storm had a center barometric pressure of 26.35 inches - the lowest recorded sea level pressure in the Western Hemisphere.

Denver, CO (1961)
Earliest snow on record; a total of 4.2 inches. A great storm raged at high elevations with 2-3 feet of snow closing roads on Labor Day weekend.