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  • Heavy Rain to Soak Great Falls to Winnipeg

    Aug 22, 2014; 11:09 AM ET

    A swath of steady, soaking rain will slowly shift from the northern Plains to the Canadian Prairies this weekend, making people reach for their umbrellas.

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High 111° Death Valley, CA
Low 32° Bodie State Park, CA
Precip 3.96" Muncie, IN

WeatherWhys®

Hurricane John moved from the eastern Pacific through the western Pacific in August and September of 1994, changing its name to Typhoon John along the way. John is the longest lasting tropical cyclone on record at 31 days and also the farthest traveled at more than 8,000 miles. A peak strength John reached winds of 175 mph.

This Day In Weather History

Phoenix (1922)
Heavy rain brought flooding to the west side of the city. Up to 2 feet of water inundated the first floor of the state capitol.

Texas (1980)
The high in Wichita Falls reached 108 degrees, setting a new record high for this date. It was also the 56th day of the last 59 days that the high reached 100 degrees or more there.

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