After a storm responsible for heavy snow moves away, bitterly cold weather is in store for Washington, D.C.
After a mild start to the week, a storm produced between 4 and 7 inches of snow in the district and travel delays, but now leaves frigid air for the middle of the week.
Temperatures dipped into the single digits early on Wednesday, and as the wind increased RealFeel® temperatures plunged below zero. Gusty winds will also cause additional blowing and drifting snow.
Frigid weather will then continue through much of the balance of the week.
Temperatures will be stuck in the mid 20s through Friday. Although things will warm up into the middle 30s to start the weekend on Saturday, more cold will come on Sunday.
Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about the chances of additional snow in the East and persistent cold air into the end of the month.
Following a wet August, a dry and pleasant start to September is on tap for the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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.
After an earthquake hit in the area, the Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, causing a temporary no-fly order.
After a brief cooldown late this week, very warm and humid air will bounce back during the Labor Day weekend.
An outbreak of severe weather, including tornadoes, will evolve on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
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Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.