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AUGUST 15TH, 1967-The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks.

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AUGUST 15TH, 1967 The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks.
 
AUGUST 15TH, 1787 Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak.
 
AUGUST 14TH, 1936 Temperatures across much of eastern Kansas soared above 110 degrees. Kansas City MO hit an all-time record high of 113 degrees. It was one of sixteen consecutive days of 100 degree heat for Kansas City. During that summer there were a record 53 days of 100 degree heat, and during the three summer months Kansas City received just 1.12 inches of rain.
 
AUGUST 14TH, 1987 Slow moving thunderstorms deluged northern and western suburbs of Chicago IL with torrential rains. O'Hare Airport reported 9.35 inches in 18 hours, easily exceeding the previous 24 hour record of 6.24 inches. Flooding over a five day period resulted in 221 million dollars damage. It was Chicago's worst flash flood event, particularly for northern and western sections of the city.
 
AUGUST 13TH, 1919 High winds and heavy rain struck the Middle Atlantic Coast Region. In New Jersey, winds gusted to 60 mph at Atlantic City, and nine inches of rain fell at Tuckerton. The wind and rain leveled crops and stripped trees of fruit causing several million dollars damage.
 
AUGUST 13TH, 1987 Thunderstorms deluged the Central Gulf Coast States with torrential rains. Thunderstorms in Mississippi drenched Marion County with up to 15 inches of rain during the morning hours, with 12.2 inches reported at Columbia. Floodwaters swept cars away in the Lakeview subdivision of Columbia when the the Lakeview Dam broke. Flash flooding caused more than three million dollars damage in Marion County.
 
AUGUST 12TH, 1778 A Rhode Island hurricane prevented an impending British-French sea battle, and caused extensive damage over southeast New England.
 
AUGUST 12TH, 1955 During the second week of August hurricanes Connie and Diane produced as much as 19 inches of rain in the northeastern U.S. forcing rivers from Virginia to Massachusetts into a high flood. Westfield MA was deluged with 18.15 inches of rain in 24 hours, and at Woonsocket RI the Blackstone River swelled from seventy feet in width to a mile and a half. Connecticut and the Delaware Valley were hardest hit. Total damage in New England was 800 million dollars, and flooding claimed 187 lives.
 
AUGUST 11TH, 1940 A major hurricane struck Savannnah GA and Charleston SC causing the worst inland flooding since 1607.
 
AUGUST 11TH, 1944 The temperature at Burlington VT soared to an all-time record high of 101 degrees.
 
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.
 
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: Erie International Airport , PA , US
August Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
33.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
19.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
26.06 °F
Average Dew Point
19.04 °F
Average Windspeed
13.76 mph
Average Wind Direction
203.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
73.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
21.98
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
19
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
11
Days With Snow
15
Days With Lows Below Freezing
28
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
71.96 °F
Record Low
-16.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
78.06 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
157.4 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
13.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.52 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
1.30 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.90 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
33.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
19.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
26.96 °F
Average Dew Point
19.94 °F
Average Windspeed
13.76 mph
Average Wind Direction
248.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
79.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
72.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.30
Average Snowfall (US Only)
16.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
15
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
11
Days With Lows Below Freezing
25
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
66.02 °F
Record Low
-16.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
73.47 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
81.2 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
12.02 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.71 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.60 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
42.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
26.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
35.06 °F
Average Dew Point
26.06 °F
Average Windspeed
13.76 mph
Average Wind Direction
248.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
67.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
10.01
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
15
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
8
Days With Lows Below Freezing
23
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
80.96 °F
Record Low
-9.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
66.59 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
68.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
12.02 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.82 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
1.89 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.60 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
53.96 °F
Average Low Temperature
37.04 °F
Average Mean Temp
46.04 °F
Average Dew Point
35.06 °F
Average Windspeed
13.76 mph
Average Wind Direction
248.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.30
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.01
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
15
Days With Thunderstorms
3
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
3
Days With Lows Below Freezing
11
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
89.06 °F
Record Low
12.02 °F
Record Wind Speed
71.18 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
25.4 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
7.01 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.09 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.01 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.60 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
64.94 °F
Average Low Temperature
46.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
55.94 °F
Average Dew Point
44.96 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
59.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.50
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
12
Days With Thunderstorms
4
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
1
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
89.96 °F
Record Low
26.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
53.94 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
* "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.80 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.21 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
75.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
55.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
66.02 °F
Average Dew Point
55.94 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
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
6
Days With Fog
11
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
100.04 °F
Record Low
32.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.68 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.48 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.80 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
78.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
60.98 °F
Average Mean Temp
71.06 °F
Average Dew Point
60.08 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
79.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
61.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
7
Days With Fog
9
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
98.96 °F
Record Low
44.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
68.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.68 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.80 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.60 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
78.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
60.08 °F
Average Mean Temp
69.08 °F
Average Dew Point
60.08 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
82.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
62.0
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
6
Days With Fog
11
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
93.92 °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
11.11 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.31 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
71.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
53.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
62.96 °F
Average Dew Point
53.96 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
82.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
63.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
4.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
4
Days With Fog
11
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
98.96 °F
Record Low
33.08 °F
Record Wind Speed
68.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.60 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.69 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.40 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
60.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
44.06 °F
Average Mean Temp
53.06 °F
Average Dew Point
42.98 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
77.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
64.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.60
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
13
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
10
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
2
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
87.98 °F
Record Low
24.08 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
10.2 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
9.89 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.29 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.40 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
48.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
35.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
42.08 °F
Average Dew Point
33.08 °F
Average Windspeed
12.65 mph
Average Wind Direction
180.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
69.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
4.00
Average Snowfall (US Only)
10.01
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
17
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
5
Days With Lows Below Freezing
11
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
80.96 °F
Record Low
6.98 °F
Record Wind Speed
68.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
91.4 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
16.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.40 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.29 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.50 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
37.04 °F
Average Low Temperature
24.98 °F
Average Mean Temp
32.00 °F
Average Dew Point
24.08 °F
Average Windspeed
14.94 mph
Average Wind Direction
203.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
77.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
73.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
21.98
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
19
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
12
Days With Snow
13
Days With Lows Below Freezing
24
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
75.02 °F
Record Low
-5.98 °F
Record Wind Speed
59.71 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
170.1 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
13.99 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.89 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.40 "
Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
Tuesday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 14% 12%
Wednesday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 14% 12%
Thursday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 14% 12%
Friday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 14% 12%
Saturday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 14% 12%
Sunday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 14% 12%
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