• Summery Weekend in Store for Philly

    August 29, 2014; 3:52 PM ET

    After a brief cooldown, very warm and humid weather will bounce back in Philadelphia in time for the Labor Day weekend.

  • Summery Weekend in Store for Harrisburg

    August 29, 2014; 3:47 PM ET

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

  • Summery Weekend in Store for DC

    August 29, 2014; 3:44 PM ET

    After a break from steamy air, hot and humid weather will bounce back in Washington, D.C., during the Labor Day weekend.

  • Summery Weekend in Store for NYC

    August 29, 2014; 3:26 PM ET

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

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This Day In Weather History

Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.

Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.

Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.