• Heat Wave Finally Breaks for Seattle

    July 8, 2015; 3:27 AM ET

    The hot temperatures from the beginning of July will finally be turned down a notch or two heading into the weekend.

  • PHOTOS: What are Noctilucent Clouds?

    July 8, 2015; 3:14 AM ET

    Noctilucent clouds fascinate cloud watchers and scientists as they shine over northern latitudes very high above the Earth, at the edge of space.

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This Day In Weather History

Denver, CO (1989)
103 degrees -- 5th consecutive day at or above 100 degrees.

Washington, DC (1991)
62-mph wind gust. A total of 0.95 inches of rain in 15 minutes; 2.23 inches fell in 20 minutes across part of northern VA.

Moline, IL (1993)
Mississippi River crested at 22.5 feet.