Today In Weather History

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Time: Wednesday, 8-24-11, 12:06
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 TODAY  Version 3.7   06/24/94       Copyright 1986, 1994  By Patrick

 Today is Friday  August 24, 2012.
 This is the 237th day of the year, there are 129 days left.

 On this day...
    In 1906 A cloudburst deluged Guinea VA with more than nine inches
            of rain in just forty minutes.
    In 1968 Lightning struck the Crawford County fairgrounds
            in Pennsylvania killing two persons and injuring
            72 others.
    In 1987 Autumn-like weather prevailed across the north central
            and northeastern U.S.  Seven cities reported record low
            temperatures for the date, including Saint Cloud MN with
            a reading of 37 degrees.  Temperatures in Florida soared
            to 98 degrees at Pensacola and 99 degrees at
            Jacksonville.  Thunderstorms produced heavy rain in the
            Southern High Plains Region, with 5.40 inches at Union
            NM, and 7.25 inches reported west of Anthony NM.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms in the Delaware Valley of eastern
            Pennsylvania produced wind gusts to 95 mph around
            Philadelphia, and gusts to 100 mph at Warminster.
            A tropical depression drenched the Cabo Rojo area of
            southwestern Puerto Rico with up to ten inches of rain.
            San Juan received 5.35 inches of rain.
    In 1989 Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe
            weather in eastern Montana and western sections of the
            Dakotas.  Thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to
            76 mph at Jordan, and golf ball size hail at Rock
            Springs, which collected three to four feet deep in
            ditches.  Lewiston ID reported a record 1.50 inches of
            rain for the date, and a record rainfall total for August
            of 2.63 inches.
    In 1992 Hurricane Andrew hit first near Homestead, Florida, and
            again on the 26th in Louisiana. Its total damage was
            $30 billion, a US record. Wind gusts to near 165 mph were
            reported at the National Hurricane Center in Coral Gables.
            Originally a category 4, it was upgraded to a category 5
            after new hurricane research 10 years later.

--- GTMail 1.26
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