• East Late-Summer Heat to Continue This Week

    September 2, 2014; 4:51 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.

  • NYC: Warm Week for Back to School, Work

    September 2, 2014; 4:47 PM ET

    While temperatures and humidity levels will fluctuate from day to day this week, unseasonable warmth will continue into next weekend around New York City.

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Mecca, CA (1950)
126 degrees - highest ever for U.S. in Sept.

East Coast (1775)
"Independence Hurricane"

Matecumbe Key, FL (1935)
Labor Day Hurricane hit Florida. Pressure at Matecumbe Key dipped to 26.35"/892.3 mb. Most intense hurricane ever to hit the U.S. with 200-mph wind. Tide of 15 feet; 408 dead.