• Sultry Weekend for South, Then West

    July 27, 2014; 4:42 PM

    Stifling heat will persist across the Plains and Deep South this weekend before focusing on the West during the upcoming week.

  • VIDEO: Fires Raging Across Utah, West

    July 27, 2014; 7:15 AM

    Dry weather across the western half of the country continues to spark wildfires, especially across Utah and the Northwest.

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Trinity County, CA (1917)
Dry conditions led to tinderbox conditions. 80 forest fires started. Lightning struck 150 times in area of about five square miles.

Mt. Rainier, WA (1954)
16" snow cover remained on the mountain at 5,550 ft. after a big snow season.

Philadelphia, PA (1972)
First of 25 days without measurable rain.