On Aug. 23, 2011, those living in eastern North America, from Ontario to Georgia, felt an unexpected shock as the earth trembled in the wake of a 5.8 magnitude earthquake.
The return of warmer and more humid air will trigger another round of strong thunderstorms across the central United States this week.
Severe thunderstorms moved through western Michigan on Saturday afternoon with some of the storms producing tornadoes.
A team of researchers accidentally discovered a new clean burning "blue whirl" of fire that could help with oil spill cleanups and reduce carbon emissions.
The arrival of cooler air will put an end to a stretch of record heat along the coastal northwestern United States early this week.
Cool air sweeping from the Midwest will bring a taste of September to the northeastern United States early this week.
Thousands of people are in the midst of digging through belongings and returning to flood-damaged homes after days of catastrophic rainfall in Louisiana.
On the heels of a cool and wet summer for parts of the United Kingdom, autumn will send the U.K. into an increasingly stormy weather pattern.
The wet and warm summer conditions felt across most of the Germany will continue into early autumn.
Stormy weather will aim for the United Kingdom while southern Europe can expect a warm and dry autumn.
Sturtevant, IN (2001)
A tornado 3 miles north-northwest of town. The tornado destroyed a hay barn with a horse trailer pushed out the back of the barn. A power pole was snapped off and wires were downed near Old Highway 11. A speed trailer near Highway 11 and I-94 was destroyed. Large barricades were lifted from the south side of Highway 11 and moved to the north side. Total losses exceeded $30,000. The path length of the tornado was 3 miles.
Washington, D.C. (1814)
Tornado struck part of Washington, D.C., killing many British soldiers who were burning the capitol.
South Carolina (1885)
Hurricane struck SC; $1.3 million damage at Charleston with many fatalities.