All across the United States, astronomy fans stayed up late Saturday to catch a glimpse of the Perseids meteors streaking across the sky.
The Perseids meteors peaked during the evening of Aug. 11-12, with a viewing rate of as many as 100 meteors an hour.
Correction: Facebook commenter Matt Tazbin said that this video, originally our top pick from the weekend meteor shower, is from 2009, not 2012.
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A storm system that pushed through the mid-Atlantic and northeastern U.S. on Wednesday hampered millions of travelers attempting to reach their final destinations for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Atlanta will see temperatures climb through the weekend and into the new week.
The San Francisco Bay area will see a few storm systems bring periods of rain to the area throughout the weekend before heavier rainfall moves in early in the new week.
While sunshine and pleasant conditions will hold through the weekend in the Los Angeles area, much needed rain will return to the drought-stricken region early in the new week.
The Detroit metro area will face a mix of snow and rain over the weekend as travelers head home after holiday festivities.
Mother Nature delivered a blast of fresh powder as a pre-Thanksgiving snowstorm struck the East, much to the delight of holiday skiers.
Lake Superior (1960)
A severe lake storm along the north shore of Lake Superior: waves 20-40 feet high, wind gust to 73 mph. Floods and waves caused structural damage.
Goodland, KS (1983)
19 inches of snow on the ground with drifts of up to 8 feet.
Sixty cities tied or established new record high temperatures for the date.