Irene caused damaging wind and excessive rain from the Carolinas to New England. Here are the highest rainfall and wind totals that we have seen from the storm:
Irene's heavy rain triggered flooding in Steelville, Pa. (Photo submitted by AccuWeather.com Facebook fan Beata A. on Sunday.)
Now, here are the top three for each state affected:
|Myrtle Beach, 3.62 inches||Springmaid Pier, 62 mph|
|Murrells Inlet, 3.15 inches||North Myrtle Beach, 49 mph|
|Pawley's Island, 2.95 inches||Myrtle Beach, 44 mph|
|Jacksonville, 20.00 inches||Cedar Island, 115 mph|
|Bunyan, 15.66 inches||Fort Macon, 92 mph|
|New Bern, 14.79 inches||Hatteras, 88 mph|
|Virginia Beach, 20.40 inches||Williamsburg, 76 mph|
|Suffolk, 11.04 inches||Richmond, 70 mph|
|Newland, 10.50 inches||Dahlgren, 67 mph|
|Leonardtown, 13.35 inches||Cobb Island, 73 mph|
|Plum Point, 12.96 inches||Chesapeake Beach, 72 mph|
|Ri, 12.09 inches||Gaithersburg, 72 mph|
|Federalsburg, 8.50 inches||Lewe's, 56 mph|
|Blackbird 8.41 inches||Delaware City, 51 mph|
|Ellendale 8.34 inches||Georgetown, 43 mph|
|Freehold Twp., 11.27 inches||Saint George, 70 mph|
|Little Falls Twp., 10.71 inches||Tuckerton, 69 mph|
|Stockton, 10.32 inches||Ocean City, 66 mph|
|Lafayette, 8.82 inches||Mount Pocono, 56 mph|
|Forks Twp., 8.53 inches||Philadelphia, 52 mph|
|Gouldsboro, 8.00 inches||Fort Indiantown, 52 mph|
|East Durham, 13.30 inches||Sayville, 91 mph|
|East Jewett, 12.22 inches||Syosset Mobile, 79 mph|
|Monroe, 11.79 inches||East Moriches, 71 mph|
|Savoy, 9.10 inches||East Milton, 81 mph|
|Shelburne Falls, 8.50 inches||Fairhaven, 72 mph|
|Tolland, 7.90 inches||Norwood, 66 mph|
|Warren, 5.37 inches||Conimicut, 83 mph|
|Pawtucket, 2.98 inches||Barrington, 82 mph|
|Providence, 1.92 inches||Warwick, 64 mph|
|New Hartford, 10.15 inches||Groton, 67 mph|
|Burlington, 8.70 inches||Thompson, 66 mph|
|East Hartford, 8.18 inches||Bridgeport, 63 mph|
|Mendon, 11.23 inches||Burlington, 51 mph|
|Walden, 7.60 inches||Morrisville, 40 mph|
|Randolph Center, 7.15 inches||Springfield, 40 mph|
|Pinkham Notch, 7.33 inches||Mt. Washington, 120 mph|
|Sandwhich, 6.09 inches||Portsmouth, 63 mph|
|Washington, 6.00 inches||Stratford, E60 mph|
|Baxter St. Park, 9.10 inches||Augusta, 56 mph|
|Phillips, 6.34 inches||Bar Harbor, 53 mph|
|Andover, 6.20 inches||Portland, 52 mph|
After an earthquake hit in the area, the Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, causing a temporary no-fly order.
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.
As Cristobal loses its tropical characteristics, attention is turning toward the Bay of Campeche for potential development next week.
The Pittsburgh area will have a turbulent stretch of sun and intermittent thunderstorms for the next several days, including storms that could impact Labor Day weekend plans.
An outbreak of severe weather, including tornadoes, will evolve on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
After another big cooldown, warm and humid weather will bounce back in Boston, during the Labor Day weekend.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.
New England (1816)
"Year in which there was no summer", otherwise known to weather historians as "1800 and frozen to death" killing frost once again damages sparse corn corp in northern New England...loss of this and other crops led to severe famine in much of New England that winter...and helped spur western migration in spring of 1817.