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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.

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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.
 
AUGUST 4TH, 1930 The temperature at Moorefield WV soared to 112 degrees to establish a state record, having reached 110 degrees the previous day. Widespread drought after April of that year caused some towns to haul water for domestic use, and many manufacturing plants were barely operational.
 
AUGUST 3RD, 1970 Hurricane Celia comes ashore in the Corpus Christi area with wind gusts to 161 mph, causing 11 deaths and property losses totaling $454 million.
 
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: Virginia Beach - Oceana , VA , US
August Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
48.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
32.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
41.00 °F
Average Dew Point
30.02 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.60
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.99
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
16
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
78.08 °F
Record Low
-2.92 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.01 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
11.39 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.31 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.20 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
51.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
33.08 °F
Average Mean Temp
42.08 °F
Average Dew Point
30.92 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
75.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
57.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.01
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
13
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
13
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
80.96 °F
Record Low
6.98 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.01 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.30 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.70 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
57.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
39.92 °F
Average Mean Temp
48.92 °F
Average Dew Point
35.96 °F
Average Windspeed
11.47 mph
Average Wind Direction
338.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
75.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
55.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.98
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
6
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
89.96 °F
Record Low
17.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
70.06 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
48.2 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
12.02 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.12 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.10 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.90 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
66.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
48.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
57.92 °F
Average Dew Point
44.96 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
74.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
95.00 °F
Record Low
28.04 °F
Record Wind Speed
66.59 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.89 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.31 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
75.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
57.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
66.02 °F
Average Dew Point
55.04 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
59.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.50
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
5
Days With Fog
18
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
95.00 °F
Record Low
35.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.62 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.19 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.40 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
82.04 °F
Average Low Temperature
64.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
73.94 °F
Average Dew Point
62.96 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
80.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.30
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
6
Days With Fog
17
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
5
Records
Record High
104.00 °F
Record Low
44.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
60.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.49 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.81 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
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Averages
Average High Temperature
86.00 °F
Average Low Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Mean Temp
78.98 °F
Average Dew Point
69.08 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
83.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
63.0
Typical Sky Cover
BRK
Average Precipitation (US Only)
5.00
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
9
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
10
Records
Record High
102.92 °F
Record Low
53.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
63.18 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
12.41 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.91 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.70 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
84.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Mean Temp
78.08 °F
Average Dew Point
68.00 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
85.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
65.0
Typical Sky Cover
BRK
Average Precipitation (US Only)
5.60
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
7
Days With Fog
22
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
7
Records
Record High
104.00 °F
Record Low
50.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
84.94 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
17.81 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
9.81 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
80.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
64.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
71.96 °F
Average Dew Point
62.96 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
45.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
84.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
64.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
3
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
2
Records
Record High
96.98 °F
Record Low
46.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
89.53 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
11.50 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.00 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.20 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
53.06 °F
Average Mean Temp
62.06 °F
Average Dew Point
51.98 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
82.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.30
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
18
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
95.00 °F
Record Low
28.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
60.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.01 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.99 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
62.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
44.06 °F
Average Mean Temp
53.06 °F
Average Dew Point
42.08 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
59.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
16
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
3
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
84.02 °F
Record Low
21.92 °F
Record Wind Speed
64.29 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.49 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.22 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
53.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
35.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
44.06 °F
Average Dew Point
33.98 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.98
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
13
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
82.94 °F
Record Low
8.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
58.53 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
30.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
8.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.79 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.60 "
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Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
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Fire danger moderate 14% 0%
Tuesday cw_fire_high
Fire danger high 14% 0%
Wednesday cw_fire_high
Fire danger high 14% 0%
Thursday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 14% 0%
Friday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 14% 0%
Saturday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 14% 0%
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