• East Late-Summer Heat to Continue This Week

    September 1, 2014; 9:10 PM ET

    The late-season swelter will continue along much of the Atlantic Seaboard through the week as tens of millions head back to school and work.

  • POLL: Are You Ready for Fall?

    September 1, 2014; 8:24 PM ET

    After a chillier summer for many across the country, fall is around the corner and large retailers have already been stocking the shelves with autumnal products.

  • Pittsburgh to Stay Humid Into Midweek

    September 1, 2014; 8:17 PM ET

    The humid spell will persist through Tuesday. The combination of the steamy air and another storm system will spark more numerous showers and thunderstorms.

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Milwaukee, WI (1988)
Hottest summer on record. Six days of 100 degrees or greater and 36 days of 90 or above. Average temperature of 73.8 beat the old record of 72.8 set in 1921 and 1955. The normal average tempera- ture for a summer in Milwaukee is 68.3 degrees.

Washington Co., IA (1897)
Hail fell and drifted in piles 6 feet deep in Washington County.

Yuma, AZ (1950)
123 degrees - hottest temperature ever in Yuma. Yuma is the hottest city in the U.S.