1945: Due to thick fog, a U.S. B-25 bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 14 people.
Last 7 Days
1989: Severe thunderstorms in Yuma, Arizona, created zero visibility due to dust blowing in the 90 mph winds
1963: Eastport, Maine, the northeastern most tip of the U.S., reached 96 degrees
1960: The temperature in Salt Lake City soared to an all-time high of 107 degrees F
1979: 24-hour, 43-inch rainfall began, Alvin, Texas
1996: Hail the size of oranges fell on Calgary, Alberta.
1994: Rain delayed Giants/Mets baseball game 3 hours 39 minutes
1987: Barrow, Alaska, where the average annual precipitation is 4.75 inches, received 1.38 inches in 24 hours
1986: Columbia, South Carolina, had its 15th day above 100 degrees F