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AUGUST 9TH, 1878-The second most deadly tornado in New England history struck Wallingford CT killing 34 persons, injuring 100 others, and completely destroying thirty homes. The tornado started as a waterspout over a dam on the Quinnipiac River. It was 400 to 600 feet wide, and had a short path length of two miles.

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AUGUST 9TH, 1878 The second most deadly tornado in New England history struck Wallingford CT killing 34 persons, injuring 100 others, and completely destroying thirty homes. The tornado started as a waterspout over a dam on the Quinnipiac River. It was 400 to 600 feet wide, and had a short path length of two miles.
 
AUGUST 9TH, 1969 A tornado hit Cincinnati OH killing four persons and causing fifteen million dollars property damage. The tornado moved in a southeasterly direction at 40 to 50 mph.
 
AUGUST 8TH, 1882 An August snowstorm was reported by a ship on Lake Michigan. A thick cloud reportedly burst on the decks covering them with snow and slush six inches deep. Snow showers were observed at shore points that day.
 
AUGUST 8TH, 1983 The temperature at Big Horn Basin WY reached 115 degrees to establish a state record.
 
AUGUST 7TH, 1904 A flash flood near Pueblo CO washed a train from the tracks killing 89 passengers. A bridge, weakened by the floodwaters sweeping through the valley below, gave way under the weight of the train dashing all but the sleeping cars into the torrent drowning the occupants. Rail service was frequently interrupted in the Rocky Mountain Region and southwestern U.S. that summer due to numerous heavy downpours which washed out the railroad beds delaying trains as much as five days.
 
AUGUST 7TH, 1984 El Paso TX normally receives 1.21 inches of rain in August. During a storm which left downtown El Paso under five feet of water, they recieved over 5 inches in forty-five minutes.
 
AUGUST 6TH, 1959 A bucket survey showed that thunderstorms dropped 16.70 inches of rain on parts of Decatur County IA. The total was accepted as Iowa's 24 hour rainfall record.
 
AUGUST 6TH, 1918 Unusually hot weather began to overspread the Atlantic Coast States, from the Carolinas to southern New England. The temp- erature soared to an all-time record high of 106 degrees at Washington D.C., and Cumberland and Keedysville hit 109 degrees to establish a state record for Maryland. Temperatures were above normal east of the Rockies that month, with readings much above normal in the Lower Missouri Valley. Omaha NE reached 110 degrees.
 
AUGUST 5TH, 1843 A spectacular cloudburst near Philadelphia turned the small creeks and streams entering the Delaware River into raging torrents. As much as sixteen inches of rain fell in just three hours. Flooding destroyed thirty-two county bridges, and caused nineteen deaths. It is believed that several small tornadoes accompanied the torrential rains, one of which upset and sank more than thirty barges on the Schuylkill River.
 
AUGUST 5TH, 1961 The temperature at Ice Harbor Dam WA soared to 118 degrees to equal the state record established at Wahluke on the 24th of July in 1928. The afternoon high of 111 degrees at Havre MT was an all-time record for that location.
 
AUGUST 4TH, 1882 A vivid aurora was visible from Oregon to Maine, down the east coast as far as Mayport FL, and inland as far as Wellington KS. Observers at Louisville KY noted "merry dancers" across the sky, and observers at Saint Vincent MN noted it was probably the most brilliant ever seen at that location.
 
Wind Advisory
Issued By NWS Field Office Broadcast Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST
Issuing Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST Valid Until Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST

Strong northerly winds are forecast to develop across the San Francisco Bay Area by midday Tuesday and continue through midday Wednesday. A strong..cold and dry storm system will sweep into northern and central California late Monday night and Tuesday morning. This system will generate strong and gusty north to northest winds across the region from midday Tuesday through midday Wednesday.

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Weather Station: Washington-Dulles International Airport , VA , US
August Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
4.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
-6.10 °C
Average Mean Temp
-0.60 °C
Average Dew Point
-6.10 °C
Average Windspeed
20.40 km/h
Average Wind Direction
315.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
56.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
7.11
Average Snowfall (US Only)
20.30
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
4
Days With Lows Below Freezing
26
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
23.90 °C
Record Low
-27.80 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
73.6 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
27.90 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
168 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
41 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.02 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
6.70 °C
Average Low Temperature
-5.00 °C
Average Mean Temp
1.10 °C
Average Dew Point
-5.60 °C
Average Windspeed
20.40 km/h
Average Wind Direction
315.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
77.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
52.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
7.11
Average Snowfall (US Only)
17.80
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
10
Days With Snow
3
Days With Lows Below Freezing
23
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
26.10 °C
Record Low
-25.60 °C
Record Wind Speed
85.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
71.1 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
58.40 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
147 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
53 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.51 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
12.80 °C
Average Low Temperature
0.00 °C
Average Mean Temp
6.70 °C
Average Dew Point
-1.10 °C
Average Windspeed
20.40 km/h
Average Wind Direction
315.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
77.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
48.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
7.87
Average Snowfall (US Only)
7.60
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
11
Days With Snow
2
Days With Lows Below Freezing
17
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
31.70 °C
Record Low
-14.40 °C
Record Wind Speed
98.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
27.9 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
15.20 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
147 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
46 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.54 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
18.30 °C
Average Low Temperature
4.40 °C
Average Mean Temp
11.70 °C
Average Dew Point
3.90 °C
Average Windspeed
20.40 km/h
Average Wind Direction
315.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
77.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
46.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
7.87
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
11
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
6
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
33.30 °C
Record Low
-8.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
109.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
10.2 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
7.60 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
185 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
53 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.76 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
23.30 °C
Average Low Temperature
10.00 °C
Average Mean Temp
17.20 °C
Average Dew Point
10.60 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
82.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
53.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
10.15
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
12
Days With Thunderstorms
4
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
36.10 °C
Record Low
-2.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
85.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
* cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
261 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
79 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.03 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
28.30 °C
Average Low Temperature
15.00 °C
Average Mean Temp
21.70 °C
Average Dew Point
16.10 °C
Average Windspeed
11.10 km/h
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
84.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
9.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
6
Days With Fog
16
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
5
Records
Record High
37.80 °C
Record Low
2.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
118.50 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
462 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
279 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.27 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
30.60 °C
Average Low Temperature
17.80 °C
Average Mean Temp
24.40 °C
Average Dew Point
18.30 °C
Average Windspeed
11.10 km/h
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
85.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.88
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
6
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
11
Records
Record High
40.00 °C
Record Low
5.00 °C
Record Wind Speed
125.90 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
180 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
66 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.28 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
30.00 °C
Average Low Temperature
17.20 °C
Average Mean Temp
23.30 °C
Average Dew Point
17.80 °C
Average Windspeed
11.10 km/h
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
88.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
55.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
10.15
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
5
Days With Fog
21
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
8
Records
Record High
40.00 °C
Record Low
3.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
109.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
272 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
119 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.03 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
26.10 °C
Average Low Temperature
12.80 °C
Average Mean Temp
19.40 °C
Average Dew Point
14.40 °C
Average Windspeed
11.10 km/h
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
89.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
55.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.63
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
3
Records
Record High
37.20 °C
Record Low
-1.10 °C
Record Wind Speed
87.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
287 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
140 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.52 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
20.00 °C
Average Low Temperature
5.60 °C
Average Mean Temp
12.80 °C
Average Dew Point
7.20 °C
Average Windspeed
11.10 km/h
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
88.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
52.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.38
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
5
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
32.20 °C
Record Low
-9.40 °C
Record Wind Speed
83.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
234 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
104 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
13.90 °C
Average Low Temperature
1.10 °C
Average Mean Temp
7.80 °C
Average Dew Point
1.70 °C
Average Windspeed
18.50 km/h
Average Wind Direction
315.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
83.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.12
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.50
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
15
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
28.90 °C
Record Low
-12.80 °C
Record Wind Speed
85.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
27.9 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
27.90 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
198 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
61 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.51 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
7.20 °C
Average Low Temperature
-3.30 °C
Average Mean Temp
2.20 °C
Average Dew Point
-3.30 °C
Average Windspeed
20.40 km/h
Average Wind Direction
315.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
57.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.12
Average Snowfall (US Only)
10.20
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
2
Days With Lows Below Freezing
24
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
25.60 °C
Record Low
-20.00 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
60.9 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
27.90 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
170 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
74 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.02 mm
Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
Tuesday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 21% 26%
Wednesday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 21% 26%
Thursday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 21% 26%
Friday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 21% 26%
Saturday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 21% 26%
Sunday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 21% 26%
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