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  • POLL: Are You Ready for Fall?

    Sep 1, 2014; 2:34 PM ET

    After a chillier summer for many across the country, fall is around the corner and large retailers have already been stocking the shelves with autumnal products.

  • Pittsburgh to Stay Humid Beyond Labor Day

    Sep 1, 2014; 2:24 PM ET

    Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the unofficial end to summer, but the weather has another idea in mind around Pittsburgh with a prolonged stretch of steamy air underway.

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High 105° Needles, CA
Low 27° Stanley, ID
Precip 1.28" Newton, KS

WeatherWhys®

As September progresses, there is a noticeable increase and decrease in certain weather elements. The peak of hurricane season occurs around Sept. 10, when the ocean is typically at its warmest. The lengthening nights contribute to an increase in fog, while there tends to be less convective thunderstorms popping up. Average temperatures will remain on the decline as the direct rays of the sun migrate toward the Tropic of Capricorn.

This Day In Weather History

Los Angeles (1955)
The temperature reached 110 degrees, making this their hottest day ever.

Milwaukee, Wis. (1988)
Hottest summer on record. Six days of 100 degrees or greater and 36 days of 90 or above. The average temperature of 73.8 beat the old record of 72.8 set in 1921. The normal average temperature for a summer in Milwaukee is 68.3 degrees.

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