• Bertha to Impact Caribbean, Swing East of US

    August 02, 2014; 1:13 AM

    Bertha is forecast to take a curved path near the islands in the northeastern Caribbean this weekend, then to stay off the East Coast of the United States next week.

  • Sharknado 2: Three Actual Weather Events Nearly as Wild

    August 02, 2014; 1:12 AM

    “Sharknado” fans who live in fear of a shark-filled tornado can rest easy, the idea still remains completely implausible. However, the weather has been known to cause several head-scratching events, ranging from seemingly apocalyptic to downright bizarre.

  • Southwest Storms to Aid Wildfire Efforts

    August 02, 2014; 1:11 AM

    An increase in moisture from the Southwest monsoon will fuel showers and heavy thunderstorms across the interior West through the weekend.

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This Day In Weather History

Washington (1944)
A total of 5.31" of rain.

New England (1975)
"Hot Saturday" 107 degrees in New Bedford and Chester, MA All-time hottest day - 104 degrees in Providence, RI (also all-time record for state) 100 degrees in Nantucket for the first time

Texas (1980)
Heat wave continues for the following: Abilene - 41 consecutive days of 98 degrees or higher, tied 1952 record. Dallas/Ft. Worth - 41st consecutive day of 100 degrees + El Paso - 51st consecutive day of 100 degrees +