• Bertha to Impact Caribbean, Swing East of US

    August 01, 2014; 4:03 PM

    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 01, 2014; 4:02 PM

    “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 01, 2014; 4:01 PM

    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

Texas Coast (1989)
Tropical Storm Chantal came onshore at High Island, Texas, 30 miles NE of Galveston. Winds gusted to 70-80 mph and 6-12" of rain fell.

Florida (1995)
Hurricane Erin just off the east coast with 85 mph sustained winds.

College Station,TX (1998)
106 degrees - a record 27th consecutive day of reaching at least 100 degrees. (The streak ended after 30 days).