After more than 100 days, the Mississippi River finally fell below flood stage on Oct. 7, 1993, ending a 103-day flood in St. Louis, Missouri during the six-month-long Great Flood of 1993.
It swept 30 sailors to their deaths and caused millions of dollars in damage. The category I Vagabond Hurricane of 1903 used to be the storm Atlantic City and South Jersey residents feared the most.
A combination of dry weather conditions, gusty winds and the World War I Allied Fighting Force all led to destruction and death on Aug. 18, 1917, during the Great Thessaloniki Fire. See video and photos and learned what happened by reading more
Washington’s Ice Harbor Dam was anything but cool on Aug. 5, 1961 when the day’s high temperature soared to historic highs. Unfortunately, the temperature was so hot that there was little ice to be found to cool off with.
Bathers, fisherman and walkers along the Atlantic City Boardwalk noticed something unusual about the water on Aug. 4, 1946 caused by an earthquake more than 1,000 miles away.
Several hundred sheep sought the protection of each other when a summer-time lightning storm blew across the Wasatch National Forest in Utah on July 22, 1918
Only three years after Hurricane Agnes inundated huge portions of the Northeast and Middle Atlantic States with flooding rains, a 10-hour downpour left 1,000 Mercer County residents homeless on July 25, 1971.
A tiny, 2-square-mile village in northwest Pennsylvania became the center of the metrological university more than 70 years ago when more than 30 inches of rain fell in 4.5 hours.
An area of the country most known for the effects of its harsh winters and chilling nor’easters, suffered millions of dollars in damages from an unlikely weather source on July 10, 1989.
While most Americans prayed for a January thaw, Mother Nature unveiled the coldest outbreak in nearly 100 years on Cold Sunday, Jan. 17, 1982.
Warmer-than-normal January temperatures helped sped the paced of the Boston Molasses Tragedy which killed nearly two dozen people and injured 151 others on Jan. 15, 1919.
A prolonged cold spell and windless conditions joined together on Dec. 5, 1952 to create smog that killed 4,000 people and sickened more than 100,000 in the following weeks. Do you know what city the smog formed?
An afternoon nap nearly killed Ann Elizabeth Hodges on Nov. 30, 1954. Instead, she became living proof of the statement “What doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger.” Can you guess what out-of-the world event happened to Hodges?