On Sept. 27, 1985, Hurricane Gloria, the strongest hurricane to hit the United States coastline so far north, made landfall on Cape Hatteras, N.C.
A Category 4 storm at its strongest, Gloria brought a storm surge of 8-12 feet to the Outer Banks as a Category 2 storm.
The Diamond Shoal Light House on the Outer Banks recorded a 120-mph wind gust. Norfolk, Va., recorded 5.65 inches of rain and a 92-mph wind gust.
This was the first of three total landfalls that Hurricane Gloria would make along the U.S. coastline.
Ten hours later, the eye of the storm crossed over Fire Island, Long Island, crossed the Long Island Sound and slammed into Connecticut as a Category 1 hurricane. The storm eventually made its way toward Maine.
Gloria deluged the Eastern Seaboard with precipitation, soaking Virginia to Scranton, Pa., to Hartford, Conn. Allentown, Pa., recorded 7.85 inches of rain from this storm.
Gloria was a large storm, measuring about 300 miles in diameter. It also had one of the longest tracks on record, moving thousands of miles during its 16-day lifespan.
Gloria's peak central pressure was 919mb, making it the lowest pressure hurricane never to reach Category 5 status until Hurricane Opal in 1995.
Eight deaths were directly contributed to the storm, and the storm cost an estimated total of $1 billion.
Cyclonic Storm Kyant will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeastern India and Bangladesh this week.
Beneficial rain will douse California late this week, with the potential for some rain to reach southern portions of the state.
A storm will slide in from the Midwest to bring another dose of cold rain and wet snow to parts of the northeastern United States from Wednesday night to Thursday.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States into Wednesday.
The severe drought in the northeastern U.S. has left most of the region reeling for months as farmers have been forced to work with arid land.
Following a chilly World Series opener during Tuesday evening, a chilly rain may threaten play for Game 2 in Cleveland on Wednesday evening.
Tampa, FL (1921)
Hurricane "most destructive/highest tide," pressure 28.81"/975.6 mb, winds 100 mph, tide 10.5 feet, six dead and $3 million damage.
Strong coastal storm with winds exceeding 100 mph over the ocean; 82-mph wind gust at south end of Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Bethany Beach Delaware being evacuated as waves came over the dunes. Heavy snow in NC mountains. Mt. Pisgah - 11 inches; Mt. Mitchell - 6 inches.
Caribou, ME (1990)
19 consecutive days of measurable precipitation.