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 new moon will allow for the perfect background for the Orionid Meteor Shower, set to peak on Tuesday Oct. 21 and into the morning of Oct. 22.
Cars were swallowed by rushing floodwaters that diced through streets in the Canary Islands, Spain, over the weekend.
Storms, including Ana, are lining up over the northern Pacific, en route to the northwestern United States and British Columbia.
Attention in the tropics will turn to the swath from southeastern Mexico to Cuba and Florida, where a new tropical system may form late this week.
After impacting Bermuda and Newfoundland, Gonzalo will bring rain and damaging wind gusts to Europe early this week.
A storm will spin up along the New England coast at midweek and will take on characteristics of a nor'easter with drenching wind-swept rain and coastal flooding in some locations.
Central CA (1991)
Huge fires fanned by strong winds. The Oakland area was hardest hit with hundreds of homes destroyed. All told, the fires led to $1.5 billion damage. Twenty-five people died; 150 injured.
Edmonton, AB (1995)
Small snowstorm brought major traffic problems; dozens of vehicles slid into ditches during the first snowfall of the season.
Eastern New England (1770)
"An exceeding great NE storm" -- great damage MA to ME -- highest tide since 1723.