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.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
Sandra is weakening and no longer a major hurricane but remains on track to make landfall in western Mexico with flooding rainfall on Saturday.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential for significant flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.
The strongest El Nino in 50 years will unfold this winter and significantly alter the chances for a white Christmas across the country this year.
Nation devastated by terrible floods -- 400 people killed.
O'Fallon, MD (1990)
Strong downburst from a thunderstorm caused an apartment to collapse, injuring 25 people.
New England Coast (1898)
Famous "Portland" storm formed off Cape Cod with loss of 200 lives. Many others were lost to the raging sea in 50 small vessels. A total of 27 inches of snow in New London, CT; 15 inches at Waterbury, CT. Peak wind was 72 mph in Boston. Boston received more than a foot of snow.