As the holidays are nearing, so are more annual bowl games culminating the college football season. Through the weekend, college football fans can tune in for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl and the Maaco Bowl.
Lafayette will be sunny and cool come the noon-time kick off for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Saturday. As East Carolina takes on Louisiana at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, temperatures will settle around 63 degrees F.
Later on Saturday, at 3:30 p.m. ET, Washington will face off against Boise State in the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas for the Maaco Bowl. Skies will be partly sunny with temperatures in the low to mid-50s.
Temperatures will remain in the 90s across the Metroplex through the Labor Day weekend.
More unsettled weather is coming to the Minneapolis area.
While Marie will stay well offshore from Los Angeles, it will continue to produce dangerous surf along many Southern California beaches through Thursday.
While Hurricane Cristobal will track east of the United States this week, it will spread rough surf along much of the Atlantic coast and will have some direct impact on Bermuda.
After a brief cooldown late this week, very warm and humid air will bounce back during the Labor Day weekend.
While the weather over much of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts will be free of rain this Labor Day weekend, a zone of unsettled weather will reach across part of the Central states.
Rochester, MN (1979)
2.73 inches of rain fell in 50 minutes making this the wettest August on record. (9.52 inches of rain so far this month). The heavy downpour flooded the streets of Rochester, stranding about 1,500 cars.
A five-state tornado outbreak in Nebraska, Kansas, Wyoming, Iowa and Missouri occurred on this date. In all, 20 tornadoes were reported. Nine were in Iowa. One near Farragut, IA, in the extreme SW corner of the state, caused several fatalities and numerous injuries.
Sherman Pass, WA (1980)
2 inches of snow.