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Record High Temperatures Likely Across the Mid-Atlantic; Severe Weather in the Upper Midwest and Southwest

An intense heat wave will peak across the Mid-Atlantic and I-95 Urban Corridor this weekend. Record high temperatures are likely with widespread heat indices exceeding 100 degrees. In the Midwest, severe storms capable of producing strong winds, hail, a few tornadoes and heavy rain will be possible Saturday. Additionally, strong storms will also be possible Saturday in the Four Corners region. Read More >


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1 74-95
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2015 Tropical Storm Erika August
2014 Hurricane Gonzalo October
2014 Tropical Storm Bertha August
2013 Tropical Storm Chantal July


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2011 Tropical Storm Maria September
2011 Tropical Storm/Hurricane Irene August
2011 Tropical Storm Emily July
2009 Tropical Storm Erika September
2007 Sub-Tropical Storm Olga December
2004 Jeanne September
2000 Debby August
1999 Lenny November
1999 Jose October
1998 Georges September
1996 Hortense September