Hurricane Isabel was the costliest and deadliest hurricane of the 2003 season, claiming lives and causing extensive damage and flooding across North Carolina and Virginia.
As a Category 2 storm, Isabel made landfall along the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Sept. 18, 2003. The storm killed 17 people and caused more than $3 billion in damage.
"Isabel is considered one of the most significant tropical cyclones to affect northeast North Carolina, east central Virginia, and the Chesapeake and Potomac regions since Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and the Chesapeake-Potomac Hurricane of 1933," according to NOAA.
Storm surge of more than 8 feet resulted in flooding for all rivers that flowed into the Chesapeake Bay across Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
Americans will be hoping for clear skies this Saturday, July 4, as they look to enjoy dazzling fireworks displays, in addition to other popular Fourth of July activities.
While the Philippines will escape Chan-hom, the same cannot be said for Tropical Storm Linfa.
Strong and locally dangerous thunderstorms will ignite from northwestern Minnesota to northeastern Colorado during Sunday. Storms will extend from upper Michigan to northwest Texas on Monday.
A 21-year-old California woman died recently after contracting a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm bodies of water.
Holiday festivities may be disrupted by severe thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon across the northern Plains on Saturday and Sunday.
It will not just be emotions running high around Vancouver, Canada, Sunday afternoon for the final match of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, but also temperatures.
Denver, CO (1989)
First of a record 5 consecutive days of 100 degrees or higher.
Videlia, LA (1991)
10.64 inches of rain.
Strong thunderstorm winds blew down an estimated 12.5 million trees at the Boundary waters canoe area wilderness. Thousands of hikers and canoeist trapped by fallen trees.