• 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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