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Flood Threat For Several Locations Today

The active monsoon season will continue the rest of the week and the flood threat today stretches from the Arizona to portions of the Intermountain West. Meanwhile, a humid and moist air mass ahead of a cold front may result in heavy rain and flooding from the Mid-Atlantic to the eastern Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. Finally, slow moving storms may produce flooding for the central Gulf Coast states. Read More >

Weather History Archive

Local and Regional Events:

September 25, 1981:

A late September tornado touched down briefly 14 miles west of Pierre during the early evening hours with no damage occurring.


September 25, 1996:

An early fall storm over the Black Hills of northeast Wyoming and western South Dakota re-acquainted area residents with their winter driving techniques. Snow totals ranged from 4 to 8 inches. U.S. Highway 385, south of Deadwood South Dakota, was temporarily closed after a semi-truck jack-knifed on Strawberry Hill. Numerous minor accidents were reported in the Black Hills due to slick roads. Heavy wet snow closed the Needles Highway and Iron Mountain Road in the central/southern Black Hills until snowplows could clear the streets.


U.S.A and Global Events for September 25th:

1848: The Great Gale of 1848 was the most severe hurricane to affect Tampa Bay, Florida and is one of two major hurricanes to make landfall in the area. This storm produced the highest storm tide ever experienced in Tampa Bay when the water rose 15 feet in six to eight hours.


1942: From September 24th through the 26th, 1942, an early-season winter storm moved through the Northern Plains, Upper Mississippi River Valley, and Great Lakes, dropping measurable snow as it went.  In many places across Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and northern Illinois, this was their earliest measurable snow on record. Click HERE for more information from the NWS Office in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Sep 25, 1942 Northern Plains Snow



1998: Four hurricanes were spinning simultaneously in the Atlantic basin: Georges, Ivan, Jeanne, and Karl. That was the first time this had happened since 1893.

Sep 25 1998, Four Hurricanes  



2015: Fairbanks, Alaska received 4–9 inches of snow. Another storm on September 27-30 produced 14.2 inches, including 11.2 inches on the 29th. September 2015 would end up being Fairbanks's second snowiest September on record with 20.9 inches.


2015: An EF2 tornado tracked nearly seven miles across Johns Island in South Carolina. Click HERE for more information from the NWS Office in Charleston, South Carolina.


2017: A large waterspout was seen over the Ionian Sea, off the coast of Gallipoli, Italy. Click HERE for a tweet from Severe-Weather.EU


Click HERE for more This Day in Weather History from the Southeast Regional Climate Center.