• Weekly Wrap Up: Storms Blast Northeast, Northwest

    October 24, 2014; 9:04 PM ET

    Earlier this week, a strengthening nor'easter battered New England, causing widespread damage across the region while storms continued to drench and blast the coastal Northwest.

  • NOAA Network Issue May Impact Weather Model Forecast Quality

    October 24, 2014; 8:56 PM ET

    Since Tuesday night, NESDIS, NOAA’s satellite and information service, has been experiencing network issues and has not received a full feed of satellite data for input, a critical component for the numerical models used to forecast the weather.

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This Day In Weather History

Arizona (1992)
Tornado sweeps through Sunset Crater National monument. 600-700 trees destroyed. The twister was 150 yards wide at times.

New England (1785)
Four day rains put Merrimac River in NH and MA to greatest flood height ever known -- extensive bridge and mill damage.

Mid-Atlantic Coast (1878)
Hurricane did extensive damage in NC, VA, MD, NJ and PA. "Philadelphia's worst" -- 84 mph wind gust at Cape May, NJ; 28.82" pressure at Annapolis, MD.