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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: Piedmont Triad International Airport , NC , US
August Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
48.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
28.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
37.94 °F
Average Dew Point
26.96 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
80.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
53.0
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
13
Days With Snow
2
Days With Lows Below Freezing
22
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
78.08 °F
Record Low
-7.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
48.24 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
58.4 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.01 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.68 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.48 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.70 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
51.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
30.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
41.00 °F
Average Dew Point
28.04 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
50.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.99
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
18
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
80.96 °F
Record Low
-0.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
40.6 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
8.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.79 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.21 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.40 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
60.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
37.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
48.92 °F
Average Dew Point
33.98 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
47.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.01
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
11
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
89.06 °F
Record Low
5.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
52.82 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
53.3 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.79 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.40 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.70 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
46.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
57.92 °F
Average Dew Point
42.98 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
77.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
44.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
4
Days With Fog
10
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
2
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
91.04 °F
Record Low
23.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
55.12 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
* "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.00 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.90 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.50 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
78.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
55.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
66.92 °F
Average Dew Point
53.96 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
82.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
51.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
6
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
96.08 °F
Record Low
32.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
58.53 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.31 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.19 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.40 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
84.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
62.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
73.94 °F
Average Dew Point
62.96 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
84.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.80
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
7
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
7
Records
Record High
102.02 °F
Record Low
42.08 °F
Record Wind Speed
50.53 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.00 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.22 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
87.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
66.92 °F
Average Mean Temp
78.08 °F
Average Dew Point
66.92 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
87.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
57.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
4.50
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
12
Days With Thunderstorms
10
Days With Fog
18
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
11
Records
Record High
102.02 °F
Record Low
48.92 °F
Record Wind Speed
97.59 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
12.69 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.59 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
86.00 °F
Average Low Temperature
66.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
75.92 °F
Average Dew Point
66.02 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
90.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
58.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
4.20
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
8
Days With Fog
20
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
9
Records
Record High
102.92 °F
Record Low
44.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
80.35 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
11.70 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.02 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.70 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
80.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
59.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
69.98 °F
Average Dew Point
60.08 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
45.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
90.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
56.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
3
Days With Fog
17
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
2
Records
Record High
100.04 °F
Record Low
37.04 °F
Record Wind Speed
53.94 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
13.08 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.08 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
46.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
59.00 °F
Average Dew Point
48.02 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
45.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
88.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
51.0
Typical Sky Cover
CLR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
13
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
1
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
95.00 °F
Record Low
19.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
59.71 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
12.61 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
6.19 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.30 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
60.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
37.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
48.92 °F
Average Dew Point
37.04 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
83.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
51.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
10
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
84.92 °F
Record Low
10.04 °F
Record Wind Speed
43.65 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
15.2 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.31 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.31 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.30 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
50.00 °F
Average Low Temperature
30.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
39.92 °F
Average Dew Point
28.94 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
80.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.30
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.98
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
20
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
78.08 °F
Record Low
-0.04 °F
Record Wind Speed
47.06 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
20.3 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
5.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.38 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.11 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.30 "
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Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
Tuesday cw_fire_extreme
Fire danger extreme 17% 22%
Wednesday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 17% 22%
Thursday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 17% 22%
Friday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 17% 22%
Saturday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 17% 22%
Sunday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 17% 22%
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