A storm with torrential rain, wind and snow that has been creating Thanksgiving travel delays will continue its rampage on Wednesday.
Snow will continue to fall across the interior Northeast and northern New England, creating nightmares for Thanksgiving travelers. Rain will changeover to snow for portions of New York and central Pennsylvania.
Locally, more than a foot of snow total may bury upstate portions of New York as cold air moving across the relatively mild Lake Ontario creates heavy bands of snow.
Rain and wind will slow travel both on the ground and in the air along the East Coast, including the highly populated I-95 corridor.
AAA reports that more than 43 million people will travel for this Thanksgiving, with the biggest percentage of people, 37 percent, doing so on Wednesday.
A new tropical threat may loom for the Caribbean and North America in the not-too-distant future, while eight more weeks remain in the Atlantic hurricane season.
The greatest danger of flooding across the central United States will unfold in western Texas, where downpours will be most persistent into Monday.
Fall air has finally arrived in the northeastern United States and may yield the first frost of the season in parts of the region this weekend.
Typhoon Megi will continue to strengthen before threatening lives and property across Taiwan and eastern China this week.
Wintry weather marked the first days of autumn across parts of the Mountain West as snow mixed in with the changing fall foliage.
Gusty winds will accompany a push of chilly air across the Great Lakes from Sunday night through Tuesday.
Southern CA (1970)
Record late September heat wave seared Southern CA for a week. L.A. hit 105 degrees; San Diego hit 97 degrees.
New Jersey (1975)
4-day rains of 7.50 to 11.00 inches. Flooding in northern part of the state.
Atlanta, GA (1989)
Torrential rain; 4.87 inches at Hartsfield Airport. This is the sixth greatest single rainfall on record. Atlanta Regional Hospital had 4.50 inches.