On this date in 1786, Noah Webster was born. Did Noah bring words into his new dictionary two by two, or was the dictionary always a flood of words?
For Boston, sunshine will be the rule for the rest of the day, and define weather is likely to last until Thursday. Wednesday's forecast of sunshine with a warmup well into the 60s is truly phrase worthy if you like weather re-nouned for pleasantness. And, with enough sunshine, we could have a pronounced warmup on Thursday, so be ready to capitalize.
The period from Friday into Saturday is, in a word, uncertain. When and where it rains are predicated on the movement of a storm that will move eastward from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley. Will it slow down or move through at a phonetic pace? We'll study more maps and data to search for demeaning. It is understandable for you to be tense for now.
A ferry has sunk off the coast of South Korea, leaving at least four dead and over 250 passengers missing.
Following some rain showers this Saturday, drier weather is in store for Boston by Monday to kick off the 118th annual Boston Marathon.
A mid-April snowstorm will focus on the northern Plains and Upper Midwest through Thursday, spreading snow from the Dakotas to Ontario.
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A harsh blast of cold air that moved over the Northeast on Tuesday night will be quick to leave.
Experts across the nation are searching for plausible solutions to the defects of the nation's over-stressed and antiquated power system before severe weather season takes full rein.
Oklahoma City, OH (1990)
93 mph wind gust - one of the strongest gust at Will Rogers Airport in the last 40 years.
Charleston, SC, reaches 32 degrees -- latest ever there. At Wilmington, NC, snow accumulated up to 6" on boards. Fayetteville, NC, had 4" on the 15th -- one of the latest snowstorms ever. Snow flurries as far south as Milledgeville, GA. Severe freeze from Georgia to Texas killed cotton.
Boston Harbor, MA (1851)
Famous Lighthouse Storm -- great tide whole gale destroyed Minot Lighthouse and its keepers; tide exceeded a staggering height of 1,723 feet.