• Sharknado 2: Three Actual Weather Events Nearly as Wild

    July 31, 2014; 9:28 AM

    “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.

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La Crosse, WI (1992)
August temperature only 68.0 degrees for month; coolest since July 1891.

New York City, NY (1996)
No 90 degree reading in Central Park in all of June and July - the first time on record this has happened.

Kanata, Ontario, Canada (1996)
A severe thunderstorm downed electrical wires and trapped people in their cars and a bus for 1-2 hours. Amazingly, nobody was injured.