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.
After an earthquake hit in the area, the Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, causing a temporary no-fly order.
Following a wet August, a dry and pleasant start to September is on tap for the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The North Central states face the most adverse weather this Labor Day weekend, in the form of severe storms and tornadoes which will threaten lives and travelers.
After a brief cooldown late this week, very warm and humid air will bounce back during the Labor Day weekend.
An outbreak of severe weather, including tornadoes, will evolve on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
Showers and thunderstorms may hamper rescue and recovery efforts following a deadly landslide in China.
New England (1965)
A total of 2.5 inches of snow on top of Mt. Washington set an August record. Vermont had a reading of only 25 degrees, while Nantucket had a chilly 39 degrees. Earliest freeze on record at many stations.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.