Trees succumbing to the weight of the historic, late-October snowfall are doing more than causing thousands of power outages. The trees are striking homes and starting fires, evident by the images below.
Downed tree limb catches fire on a power line in York, Pa., Saturday afternoon. Photo courtesy of AccuWeather.com Facebook Fan Kristi M.
A tree branch lands on a home in Norwalk, Conn. Video is courtesy of YouTube user WeatherNut27, who captured the resulting damage in the picture below.
AccuWeather.com has gathered a collection of other pictures and videos from the weekend's historic snowstorm in this news story.
Following a dry end to the holiday weekend, showers and thunderstorms will quickly return to the Northeast during the first part of the new week.
The unrelenting heat across the interior West will continue through the first part of the new week, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
A cold front advancing across the central United States will bring the threat of severe weather from Wisconsin to Texas on Monday.
After moving through Guam over the weekend, Chan-hom will intensify as it tracks toward Japan's Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan and eventually east-central China this week.
Noctilucent clouds fascinate cloud watchers and scientists as they shine over northern latitudes very high above the Earth, at the edge of space.
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.
Oklahoma City, OK (1996)
110 degrees, hottest ever in July.
Phoenix, AZ (2001)
High temperature only 89 degrees, record low maximum temperature for date.
Extreme heat, Belgrade reached a high of 106, surpassing the all-time record of 103 from August 5, 1961. Missoula hit 107, breaking the old all-time record high of 105 from July 10, 1973. Cut Bank topped out at 106, the first time the temperature had been over 100 since August 1983.