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AUGUST 10TH, 1856-A hurricane's 5 ft. storm tide drowns 140 vacationers at Isle Derniere (Last Island) off the Louisiana coast. In 1943, on the same day, lightning kills six soldiers on a drill field at Fort Belvoir, VA.

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AUGUST 10TH, 1856 A hurricane's 5 ft. storm tide drowns 140 vacationers at Isle Derniere (Last Island) off the Louisiana coast. In 1943, on the same day, lightning kills six soldiers on a drill field at Fort Belvoir, VA.
 
AUGUST 10TH, 1980 Hurricane Allen came ashore above Brownsville TX dropping fifteen inches of rain near San Antonio, and up to 20 inches in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Tidal flooding occurred along the South Texas coast. Hurricane Allen packed winds to 150 mph, and also spawned twenty-nine tornadoes. Total damage from the storm was estimated at 750 million dollars.
 
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.
 
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
39.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
21.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
30.92 °F
Average Dew Point
21.02 °F
Average Windspeed
12.65 mph
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)
2.80
Average Snowfall (US Only)
8.00
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
75.02 °F
Record Low
-18.04 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
73.6 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.62 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
1.62 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.40 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
44.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
23.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
33.98 °F
Average Dew Point
21.92 °F
Average Windspeed
12.65 mph
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)
2.80
Average Snowfall (US Only)
7.01
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
78.98 °F
Record Low
-14.08 °F
Record Wind Speed
52.82 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
71.1 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
23.01 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.79 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.20 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
55.04 °F
Average Low Temperature
32.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
44.06 °F
Average Dew Point
30.02 °F
Average Windspeed
12.65 mph
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)
3.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.99
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
89.06 °F
Record Low
6.08 °F
Record Wind Speed
60.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
27.9 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
5.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.79 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
1.81 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
64.94 °F
Average Low Temperature
39.92 °F
Average Mean Temp
53.06 °F
Average Dew Point
39.02 °F
Average Windspeed
12.65 mph
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)
3.10
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
91.94 °F
Record Low
17.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
67.77 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
10.2 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.29 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.30 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
73.94 °F
Average Low Temperature
50.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
62.96 °F
Average Dew Point
51.08 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
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)
4.00
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
96.98 °F
Record Low
28.04 °F
Record Wind Speed
52.82 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
* "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.28 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.11 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.80 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
82.94 °F
Average Low Temperature
59.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
71.06 °F
Average Dew Point
60.98 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
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)
3.90
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
100.04 °F
Record Low
35.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
73.47 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
18.20 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
10.99 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.50 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
87.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
64.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
75.92 °F
Average Dew Point
64.94 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
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)
3.50
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
104.00 °F
Record Low
41.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
78.06 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.09 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.60 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.90 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
86.00 °F
Average Low Temperature
62.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
73.94 °F
Average Dew Point
64.04 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
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)
4.00
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
104.00 °F
Record Low
37.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
67.77 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.72 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.69 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.80 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
78.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
55.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
66.92 °F
Average Dew Point
57.92 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
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)
3.40
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
98.96 °F
Record Low
30.02 °F
Record Wind Speed
53.94 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
11.31 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.52 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.60 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
68.00 °F
Average Low Temperature
42.08 °F
Average Mean Temp
55.04 °F
Average Dew Point
44.96 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
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)
3.30
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
89.96 °F
Record Low
15.08 °F
Record Wind Speed
51.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
9.22 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.10 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
57.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
33.98 °F
Average Mean Temp
46.04 °F
Average Dew Point
35.06 °F
Average Windspeed
11.47 mph
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)
3.20
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.98
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
84.02 °F
Record Low
8.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
52.82 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
27.9 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.80 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.40 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.20 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
44.96 °F
Average Low Temperature
26.06 °F
Average Mean Temp
35.96 °F
Average Dew Point
26.06 °F
Average Windspeed
12.65 mph
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)
3.20
Average Snowfall (US Only)
4.02
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
78.08 °F
Record Low
-4.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
60.9 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.70 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.92 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.40 "
Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
Wednesday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 22% 27%
Thursday cw_fire_high
Fire danger high 22% 27%
Friday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 22% 27%
Saturday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 22% 27%
Sunday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 22% 27%
Monday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 22% 27%
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