• Todays Weather History

    From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Sep 30 00:03:40 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday September 30, 2020.
    This is the 274th day of the year, there are 92 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1959 Three tornadoes spawned by the remnants of Hurricane
    Gracie killed 12 persons at Ivy VA.
    In 1970 A nineteen month drought in southern California came to
    a climax. The drought, which made brush and buildings
    tinder dry, set up the worst fire conditions in
    California history as hot Santa Ana winds sent the
    temperature soaring to 105 degrees at Los Angeles, and to
    97 degrees at San Diego. During that last week of
    September whole communities of interior San Diego County
    were consumed by fire. Half a million acres were burned,
    and the fires caused 50 million dollars damage.
    In 1976 Hurricane Liza, with peak winds of 130 mph, sideswiped
    the southeast coast of Mexico's Baja California.
    In 1977 The temperature at Wichita Falls TX soared to 108 degrees
    to establish a record for September.
    In 1986 Thunderstorms, which had inundated northern sections of
    Oklahoma with heavy rain, temporarily shifted southward
    producing 4 to 8 inches rains from Shawnee to Stilwell.
    Baseball size hail and 80 mph winds ripped through parts
    of southeast Oklahoma City, and thunderstorm winds caused
    more than half a million dollars damage at Shawnee.
    In 1987 Afternoon thunderstorms in Michigan produced hail an inch
    in diameter at Pinckney, and wind gusts to 68 mph at
    Wyandotte. A thunderstorm in northern Indiana produced
    wet snow at South Bend. Seven cities in the northwestern
    U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date,
    including readings of 98 degrees at Medford OR and 101
    degrees at downtown Sacramento CA.
    In 1988 Unseasonably warm weather prevailed over Florida, and in
    the western U.S. The afternoon high of 94 degrees at
    Fort Myers FL was their tenth record high for the month.
    Highs of 98 at Medford OR and 99 at Fresno CA were
    records for the date, and the temperature at Borrego
    Springs CA soared to 108 degrees.
    In 1989 Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for the
    date, as readings soared into the upper 80s and 90s from
    the Northern and Central High Plains Region to Minnesota.
    Bismarck ND reported a record high of 95 degrees.
    Broadus MT reached 97 degrees. Afternoon thunderstorms
    developing along a cold front produced wind gusts to 60
    mph at Wendover UT.
    In 2015 It proved to be a dry September in much of Arkansas,
    especially in central and south Arkansas. Only .03" was
    measured in Pine Bluff, .04" at El Dorado, and .12" at
    Little Rock...the latter being the driest September on
    redord, dating back to 1874.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Oct 1 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday October 1, 2020.
    This is the 275th day of the year, there are 91 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1752 The second severe hurricane in two weeks hit the
    Carolinas. The Onslow County Courthouse was destroyed
    along with all its records, and Beacon Island
    disappeared.
    In 1893 The second great hurricane of the 1893 season hit
    the Mississippi Delta Region drowning more than
    1000 persons.
    In 1977 After yesterday's monthly record high of 108 degrees,
    Wichita Falls, Texas, cooled today with a high of 87.
    In 1987 A blast of cold arctic air hit the north central U.S.
    An afternoon thunderstorm slickened the streets of Duluth
    MN with hail and snow, and later in the afternoon, strong
    northerly winds reached 70 mph. Unseasonably warm
    weather continued in the Pacific northwest. Highs of 90
    at Olympia WA, 92 at Portland OR, and 89 at Seattle WA,
    were records for October. For Seattle WA it marked the
    twenty-first daily record high for the year, a record
    total in itself.
    In 1988 Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe
    weather across central Oklahoma and the eastern half of
    Texas. Thunderstorms in Texas produced softball size
    hail northwest of Nocona, and baseball size hail at Troy
    and Park Springs.
    In 1989 Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the southeastern
    U.S. through the daytime and evening hours. Severe
    thunderstorms spawned eleven tornadoes, with seven of
    those tornadoes in Georgia. A tornado southwest of
    Moultrie GA killed two persons and injured a dozen
    others. Tornadoes also injured one person north of
    Graceville FL, and two persons at Bartow GA.
    In 2002 Category 2 Hurricane Lili hit western Cuba, the same area
    that was hit by Hurricane Isidore just 10 days earlier,
    and by Hurricane Michelle in November, 2001.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Oct 2 00:02:16 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday October 2, 2020.
    This is the 276th day of the year, there are 90 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1882 An early season windstorm over Oregon and northern
    California blew down thousands of trees and caused great
    crop damage in the Sacramento Valley.
    In 1898 A hurricane struck the Georgia coast washing away
    Campbell Island.
    In 1959 A tornado struck the town of Ivy VA (located near
    Charlottesville). Eleven persons were killed, including
    ten from one family.
    In 1980 The temperature at Blue Canyon CA soared to 88 degrees,
    an October record for that location.
    In 1981 Severe thunderstorms raked Phoenix AZ with heavy rain,
    high winds, and hail up to an inch and a half in
    diameter, for the second day in a row. Thunderstorms on
    the 1st deluged Phoenix with .68 inch of rain in five
    minutes, equalling their all-time record.
    In 1987 A fast moving cold front produced snow flurries from
    Minnesota to the Appalachian Mountains, and gale force
    winds behind the front ushered cold air into the Great
    Lakes Region. Valentine NE reported a record low of
    25 degrees. Temperatures recovered rapidly in the
    Northern High Plains Region, reaching the low 80s by
    afternoon. Jackson WY warmed from a morning low of
    21 degrees to an afternoon high of 76 degrees.
    In 1988 Early morning thunderstorms in Georgia produced three
    inches of rain at Canton and Woodstock.
    In 1989 Flooding due to thunderstorm rains in the southeastern
    U.S. on the last day of September and the first day of
    October caused the Etowah River to rise seven feet above
    flood stage at Canton GA. Thunderstorms produced up to
    ten inches of rain in northeastern Georgia, with six
    inches reported at Athens GA in 24 hours. One man was
    killed, and another man was injured, when sucked by
    floodwaters into drainage lines.
    In 2014 (2nd-3rd) Widespread severe weather occurred across
    Arkansas, with over 80 reports of severe weather. There
    were at least 5 hail reports, 3 tornadoes, and the rest
    were damaging wind. One man was killed in Malvern, AR,
    when a tree fell on his home.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Oct 3 00:00:58 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday October 3, 2020.
    This is the 277th day of the year, there are 89 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1841 An October gale, the worst of record for Nantucket MA,
    caught the Cap Cod fishing fleet at sea. Forty ships
    were driven ashore on Cape Cod, and 57 men perished from
    the town of Truro alone. Heavy snow fell inland, with 18
    inches near Middletown CT.
    In 1912 The longest dry spell of record in the U.S. commenced as
    Bagdad CA went 767 days without rain.
    In 1964 Hurricane Hilda struck Louisiana spawning many tornadoes,
    and claimed twenty-two lives.
    In 1979 The first killer tornado of record in October in
    Connecticut destroyed sixteen vintage aircraft at the
    Bradley Air Museum in Windsor Locks. The tornado damaged
    more than 100 homes causing 200 million dollars damage.
    Three persons were killed, and 500 others were injured.
    In 1986 Remnants of Hurricane Paine deluged Oklahoma and
    southeastern Kansas with 6 to 10 inch overnight rains.
    Hardy OK was drenched with 21.79 inches. Heavy rain
    between September 26th and October 4th caused 350 million
    dollars damage in Oklahoma.
    In 1987 Twenty-five cities in the Upper Midwest, ten in Iowa,
    reported record low temperatures for the date. Duluth
    MN, Eau Claire WI and Spencer IA dipped to 24 degrees.
    Temperatures warmed into the 80s in the Northern and
    Central High Plains Region. At Chadaron NE, the mercury
    soared from a morning low of 29 degrees to an afternoon
    high of 88 degrees. Temperatures soared above 100
    degrees in southern California. The high of 108 degrees
    at Downtown Los Angeles was a record for October.
    (2nd-3rd) 7.87" of rain fell on Nimes, France in 3 hours,
    causing floods and mudslides, & $634 million damage.
    In 1988 Cold Canadian air invaded the north central U.S. bringing
    an end to the growing season across those states.
    Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the southwestern
    U.S. Phoenix AZ reported a record high of 105 degrees.
    In 1989 Unseasonably cold weather prevailed from the Pacific
    Northwest to the Upper Mississippi Valley. A dozen
    cities reported record low temperatures for the date,
    including Bismarck ND and Williston ND with readings
    of 16 degrees above zero. An upper level weather
    disturbance brought snow to parts of Idaho, Wyoming
    and Montana, with five inches at West Yellowstone MT.
    In 2000 (3rd-4th) A non-tropical system developed rapidly over
    South Florida, spawning torrential rains, severe flash
    flooding, and several tornadoes. Miami International
    Airport measured 7 inches of rain in 2 hours, with a 33
    hour storm total of over 15 inches. Nearly 100,000 homes
    and businesses in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties
    received flood damage...and over 20,000 utility customers
    lost power. The communities of Hialeah and Sweetwater
    were especially hard hit. The weather system eventually
    became a "sub-tropical depression", and transformed into
    Tropical Storm Leslie on the 4th, moving away from
    Florida.
    In 2002 Hurricane Lili, which was at 145 mph just 24 hours before,
    weakened to a 100 mph hurricane before coming ashore near
    New Iberia, LA. Widespread heavy rain, damage, and several
    tornadoes resulted, with close to 500,000 people without
    power at the height of the storm.
    In 2015 (3rd-4th) A stalled frontal boundary, and moisture coming
    from Hurricane Joaquin brought widespread heavy rain and
    flooding to the Carolinas. Charleston, SC recorded 11.50
    inches of rain on the 3rd, with an additional 6.87 inches
    of rain on the 4th, for a 2 day total of 22.37 inches of
    rain. Numerous roads and railroads were also washed out.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Oct 4 04:21:16 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday October 4, 2020.
    This is the 278th day of the year, there are 88 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1777 The Battle of Germantown was fought in a morning fog that
    grew more dense with the smoke of battle, causing great
    confusion. Americans firing at each other contributed to
    the loss of the battle.
    In 1869 A great storm struck New England. The storm reportedly
    was predicted twelve months in advance by a British
    officer named Saxby. Heavy rains and high floods plagued
    all of New England, with strong winds and high tides over
    New Hampshire and Maine. Canton CT was deluged with
    12.35 inches of rain.
    In 1969 Denver CO received 9.6 inches of snow. October of that
    year proved to be the coldest and snowiest of record for
    Denver, with a total snowfall for the month of
    31.2 inches.
    In 1986 Excessive flooding was reported along the Mississippi
    River and all over the Midwest, from Ohio to the Milk
    River in Montana. In some places it was the worst
    flooding of record. During heavy rains, a motorist was
    killed near Rankin, Texas after her car was swept over
    a mile through rushing water.
    In 1987 A storm brought record snows to the northeastern U.S.
    Snowfall totals ranged up to 21 inches at North
    Springfield VT. It was the earliest snow of record for
    some locations. The storm claimed 17 lives, in central
    New York State injured 332 persons, and in Vermont caused
    seventeen million dollars damage. The six inch snow at
    Albany NY was their earliest measurable snow in 117 years
    of records. Southern California continued to "shake and
    bake". An earthquake was reported during the morning, the
    second in a matter of days, and during the afternoon,
    temperatures soared well above 100 degrees. Highs of 100
    degrees at San Francisco, and 108 degrees at Los Angeles
    and Santa Maria, were October records. San Luis Obispo
    was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 111 degrees.
    In 1988 Temperatures dipped below freezing in the north central
    U.S. Five cities in North Dakota and Nebraska reported
    record low temperatures for the date, including Bismarck
    ND with a reading of 17 degrees above zero. Low pressure
    brought snow and sleet to parts of Upper Michigan.
    In 1989 Unseasonably cold weather continued in the north central
    U.S., with freezing temperatures reported across much of
    the area from eastern North Dakota to Michigan and
    northwest Ohio. Thirteen cities reported record low
    temperatures for the date, including Saint Cloud MN,
    which was the cold spot in the nation with a morning low
    of 19 degrees.
    In 2011 A massive dust storm moved through Arizona, about 20 miles
    north of Tucson, causing a chain reaction multiple vehicle
    crash. Minimal visibility was reported on Interstate 10,
    with at least one person killed, and two sustaining
    critical injuries.
    In 2013 While severe thunderstorms and tornadoes were out ahead
    of a strong cold front in Iowa and east Nebraska...a
    massive blizzard was raging in parts of Wyoming, west
    Nebraska, and the Dakotas. Wayne, Nebraska was hit by an
    EF-4 tornado.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Oct 5 00:00:58 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday October 5, 2020.
    This is the 279th day of the year, there are 87 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1638 The journal of John Winthrop recorded that a mighty
    tempest struck eastern New England. This second severe
    hurricane in three years blew down many trees in mile
    long tracks.
    In 1786 The famous "Pumpkin Flood" occurred on the Delaware and
    Susquehanna Rivers. Harrisburg PA reported a river stage
    of twenty-two feet. Heavy rains culminated a wet season.
    In 1917 The temperature at Sentinel AZ soared to 116 degrees to
    establish an October record for the nation.
    In 1972 Heavy rains, mostly the remnants of Tropical Storm
    Joanne, fell across much of Arizona. It was thought to
    be the first time in Arizona weather history that a
    tropical storm entered the state with its circulation
    still intact. The center was over Flagstaff early on the
    7th. (3rd-7th)
    In 1987 It was another day of scorching heat for the southwestern
    U.S. Afternoon highs of 102 degrees at Downtown San
    Francisco, and 104 degrees at Monterrey, established all-
    time records. The high of 101 degrees at San Jose was a
    record for October. Sacramento tied their record for
    October for the third time in the month, with a high of
    102 degrees. The high for the nation was 111 degrees at
    San Luis Obispo and Palm Springs. Twenty cities in the
    southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the
    date, including Knoxville TN with a reading of 34 degrees.
    In 1988 Thirteen cities in the central U.S. reported record low
    temperatures for the date, including Duluth MN with a
    reading of 21 degrees. Goodland KS reported an afternoon
    high of 39 degrees. Showers over Upper Michigan produced
    an inch of snow at Marquette.
    In 1989 Showers and thunderstorms associated with Tropical Storm
    Raymond deluged southeastern Arizona with heavy rain. Up
    to 4.5 inches was reported north of Wilcox. Three-
    fourths of the streets in the town of Wilcox were left
    under eighteen inches of water, and damage exceeded a
    million dollars. Evening thunderstorms developing along a
    cold front produced severe weather in Oklahoma and the
    Texas panhandle. Thunderstorms produced high winds which
    gusted to 80 mph at White Deer TX, and resulted in one
    death at Pocasset OK. Thunderstorms produced golf ball
    size hail at Pampa TX and Lefors TX.
    In 2000 After hitting Central America in late September with 135
    mph winds, hurricane Keith made landfall a second time,
    but with 90 mph winds, near Tampico, Mexico.
    Lubbock, TX and Tulsa, OK report their earliest snow ever.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Oct 6 00:00:59 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday October 6, 2020.
    This is the 280th day of the year, there are 86 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1836 A second early season snowstorm produced eleven inches at
    Wilkes Barre PA and 26 inches at Auburn NY. All the
    mountains in the northeastern U.S. were whitened with
    snow.
    In 1981 A Fokker F-28 aircraft crashed in Holland after its starboard
    wing was ripped away by a funnel cloud.
    In 1984 The temperature at Honolulu, Hawaii, reached 94 degrees
    to establish an all-time record at that location.
    In 1985 A tropical wave, later to become Tropical Storm Isabel
    struck Puerto Rico. As much as 24 inches of rain fell in
    24 hours, and the severe flooding and numerous landslides
    resulting from the rain claimed about 180 lives.
    In 1987 The western U.S. continued to sizzle. Afternoon highs of
    85 at Astoria OR, 101 at Tucson AZ, and 102 at Sacramento
    CA, equalled October records. It marked the fourth time
    in the month that Sacramento had tied their record for
    October.
    In 1988 Cool Canadian air prevailed across the central and
    eastern U.S. Toledo OH reported a record low of
    27 degrees. Limestone ME received an inch of snow. Warm
    weather continued in the western U.S. Boise ID reported
    a record high of 87 degrees.
    In 1989 Temperatures soared into the 90s across southern Texas.
    Afternoon highs of 93 at Houston, and 96 at Austin and
    Corpus Christi, were records for the date. Beeville was
    the hot spot in the nation with an afternoon high of 101
    degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Oct 7 00:01:01 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday October 7, 2020.
    This is the 281st day of the year, there are 85 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1970 Widespread flooding took place across Puerto Rico.
    Rainfall amounts for the day ranged up to seventeen
    inches at Aibonito. A slow moving tropical depression
    was responsible for six days of torrential rains across
    the island. Totals in the Eastern Interior Division
    averaged thirty inches, with 38.4 inches at Jayuya.
    Flooding claimed eighteen lives, and resulted in
    62 million dollars damage.
    In 1981 Seattle WA received four inches of rain in 24 hours,
    a record for the city.
    In 1987 It was another hot day in the southwestern U.S. Tucson
    AZ hit 101 degrees for the second day in a row to again
    equal their record for the month of October. Phoenix AZ
    reported a record high of 103 degrees, and Blythe CA and
    Yuma AZ tied for honors as the hot spot in the nation
    with afternoon highs of 108 degrees.
    In 1988 Morning fog in the central U.S. reduced the visibility to
    near zero at some locations. Morning lows of 28 at
    Rockford IL and 24 at Waterloo IA were records for the
    date. Afternoon highs of 92 degrees at Hollywood FL and
    Miami FL were records for the date.
    In 1989 Morning thunderstorms in central Texas drenched
    San Antonio with 3.10 inches of rain in six hours causing
    local flooding in northeastern sections of the city.
    Temperatures dipped below the freezing mark from the
    Northern Rockies to the Upper Mississippi Valley.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Oct 8 00:01:42 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday October 8, 2020.
    This is the 282nd day of the year, there are 84 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1871 Prolonged drought and dessicating winds led to the great
    Chicago fire, the Peshtigo horror, and the Michigan fire
    holocaust. Fire destroyed more than seventeen thousand
    buildings killing more than 200 persons in the city of
    Chicago, while a fire consumed the town of Peshtigo WI
    killing more than 1100 persons. In Wisconsin, a million
    acres of land were burned, and in Michigan, 2.5 million
    acres were burned killing 200 persons. "Tornadoes of
    fire" generated by intense heat caused houses to explode
    in fire, and burned to death scores of persons seeking
    refuge in open fields.
    In 1901 A deluge at Galveston TX produced nearly twelve inches of
    rain in about a six hour period. The rains came
    precisely thirteen months after the day of the famous
    Galveston hurricane disaster.
    In 1982 An unusually early snowstorm hit the northern Black Hills
    of Wyoming and South Dakota. The storm produced up to 54
    inches of snow, and winds as high as 70 mph. The
    snowfall was very much dependent upon topography. Rapid
    City, 20 miles away, received just a trace of snow.
    In 1987 Unseasonably cold weather prevailed from the Upper
    Mississippi Valley to the southeastern U.S. Thirty
    cities reported record low temperatures for the date,
    including Madison WI with a reading of 22 degrees. The
    low of 28 degrees at Evansville IN was the coolest of
    record for so early in the season. Hot weather continued
    in the southwestern U.S. Phoenix AZ reported a record
    high of 104 degrees, and a record tying 116 days of 100
    degree weather for the year. Tucson AZ established an
    all-time record with 72 days of 100 degree weather for
    the year.
    In 1988 Snow was reported across parts of northern New England.
    Two inches blanketed Mount Snow VT. Warm weather
    continued in the northwestern U.S. The afternoon high of
    80 degrees at Stampede Pass WA exceeded their previous
    record for October by seven degrees.
    In 1989 Morning lows in the 20s were reported from the Northern
    Plains to the Upper Great Lakes. International Falls MN
    and Marquette MI reported record lows of 22 degrees.
    Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in central California
    as the Oakland Athletics won the American League pennant.
    San Luis Obispo CA reported a high of 99 degrees.
    In 2001 Hurricane Iris, with 145 mph winds, slammed into Placencia,
    Mexico...between Belize City, Belize, and Monkey River
    Town...affecting much of the same area that was hit by
    Hurricane Mitch in 1998. At one time, the storm had three
    eyewalls, reported by Hurricane Hunter aircraft; although
    the total area of the storm was rather small.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Oct 9 00:01:31 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday October 9, 2020.
    This is the 283rd day of the year, there are 83 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1903 New York City was deluged with 11.17 inches of rain in
    24 hours to establish a state record. Severe flooding
    occurred in the Passaic Valley of New Jersey where more
    than 15 inches of rain was reported.
    In 1981 The temperature at San Juan, Puerto Rico, soared to
    98 degrees to establish an all-time record for that
    location.
    In 1987 Eighteen cities in the southeastern U.S. and the Middle
    Atlantic Coast Region reported record low temperatures
    for the date. Asheville NC dipped to 29 degrees, and the
    record low of 47 degrees at Jacksonville FL marked their
    fourth of the month. A second surge of cold air brought
    light snow to the Northern Plains, particularly the Black
    Hils of South Dakota.
    In 1988 Ten cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record low
    temperatures for the date, including Hartford CT with a
    reading of 28 degrees. Snow continued in northern New
    England through the morning hours. Mount Washington NH
    reported five inches of snow. Warm weather continued in
    the western U.S. Los Angeles CA reported a record high
    of 102 degrees.
    In 1989 Unseasonably cold weather continued in the Upper Midwest.
    Thirteen cities in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana reported
    record low temperatures for the date, including Marquette
    MI with a reading of 20 degrees. Unseasonably warm
    weather continued in the western U.S. as the San
    Francisco Giants won the National League pennant. San
    Jose CA reported a record high of 91 degrees.
    In 2001 Severe weather erupted from Nebraska to Texas...with
    tornadoes in Nebraska and Oklahoma, along with widespread
    reports of hail. Cordell, OK sustained heavy damage.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Oct 10 00:03:12 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday October 10, 2020.
    This is the 284th day of the year, there are 82 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1804 A famous snow hurricane occurred. The unusual coastal
    storm caused northerly gales from Maine to New Jersey.
    Heavy snow fell across New England, with three feet at
    the crest of the Green Mountains, and a foot of snow in
    the Berkshires, at Goshen CT.
    In 1920 The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 90 degrees,
    their latest such reading of record.
    In 1973 Fifteen to 20 inch rains deluged north central Oklahoma
    in thirteen hours producing record flooding. Enid was
    drenched with 15.68 inches of rain from the nearly
    stationary thunderstorms, which established a state
    24 hour rainfall record. Dover OK reported 125 of 150
    homes damaged by flooding.
    In 1979 A storm blanketed Worcester MA with 7.5 inches of snow,
    a record snowfall total for so early in the season for
    that location.
    In 1983 Lightning struck a CB antenna on a moving car in Iowa and
    formed a fireball in the front seat as the radio burned.
    In 1987 Eleven cities in the north central U.S. reported record
    low temperatures for the date, including Colorado Springs
    CO with a reading of 23 degrees, and Havre MT with a low
    of 11 above zero. Light snow was reported as far south
    as Kansas. Omaha NE reported their third earliest snow
    of record.
    In 1988 Sunny and mild weather prevailed across the nation for
    Columbus Day. The afternoon high of 77 degrees at
    Kalispell MT was the warmest reading of record for so
    late in the autumn season. Thunderstorms developing
    along a cold front produced wind gusts to 56 mph at
    Lorain OH. Snowflakes were observed at Milwuakee WI
    around Noon, but quickly changed to rain as temperature
    readings were in the lower 60s.
    In 1989 Thunderstorms produced torrential rains along the
    northeast coast of Florida. St. Augustine was deluged with
    16.08 inches of rain. The heavy rain caused extensive
    flooding of homes and businesses, and left some roads
    under three feet of water. Ten cities from the Carolinas
    to New England reported record low temperatures for the
    date, including Concord NH with a reading of 23 degrees.
    Temperatures dipped into the 30s in the Carolinas.
    In 2001 A slow moving cold front, an area of low pressure, and
    abundant moisture brought excessive rain to Arkansas. Two
    day storm totals ranged from 3-5 inches in central Arkansas
    to over 7 inches in parts of southwest Arkansas. (10th-11th)
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Oct 11 00:00:58 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday October 11, 2020.
    This is the 285th day of the year, there are 81 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1906 Today's World Series game between the Cubs and White Sox saw
    a high of 43 degrees, warming from the previous day's 32.
    In 1925 Widespread early season snows fell in the northeastern
    U.S., with as much as two feet in New Hampshire and
    Vermont. The heavy snow blocked roads and cancelled
    football games.
    In 1954 A deluge of 6.72 inches of rain in 48 hours flooded the
    Chicago River, causing ten million dollars damage in the
    Chicago area. (9th-11th)
    In 1987 More than thirty cities in the Upper Midwest reported
    record low temperatures for the date, including Waterloo
    IA and Scottsbluff NE where the mercury dipped to 16
    degrees. Tropical Storm Floyd brought heavy rain to
    southern Florida, moisture from Hurricane Ramon produced
    heavy rain in southern California, and heavy snow
    blanketed the mountains of New York State and Vermont.
    In 1988 Low pressure brought gale force winds to the Great Lakes
    Region, with snow and sleet reported in some areas.
    Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the north central
    U.S. The mercury hit 84 degrees at Cutbank MT and
    Worland WY. The temperature at Gunnison CO soared from
    a morning low of 12 degrees to a high of 66 degrees.
    In 1989 Much of the nation enjoyed "Indian Summer" type weather.
    Nine cities in the central U.S. reported record highs for
    the date as temperatures warmed into the 80s and 90s.
    Record highs included 90 degrees at Grand Island NE and
    97 degrees at Waco TX. Strong winds along a cold front
    crossing the Northern High Plains Region gusted to 80 mph
    at Ames Monument WY during the early morning.
    In 2002 Tropical Depression Kyle finally dissipated after 3
    weeks...being the third longest storm in the Atlantic
    basin...behind Inga (1969) and Ginger (1971).
    In 2017 Ophelia became the 10th consecutive storm to become a
    hurricane in the Atlantic basin...tying a record set in
    1893. Then on Oct. 15, she was located the farthest east
    east that a major hurricane had ever existed in the
    Atlantic Ocean, hitting Ireland as a post-tropical
    hurricane on Oct. 16 (11th-16th).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Oct 12 00:01:05 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday October 12, 2020.
    This is the 286th day of the year, there are 80 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1836 A third early season storm produced heavy snow in the
    northeastern U.S. Bridgewater NY received 18 inches, a
    foot of snow fell at Madison NY, and for the third time
    all the mountains of the northeastern U.S. were whitened.
    In 1918 Forest fires ravaged parts of Minnesota from the Duluth
    area northeastward, claiming the lives of 600 persons.
    Smoke with a smell of burnt wood spread to Albany NY and
    Washington D.C. in 24 hours. Smoke was noted at
    Charleston SC on the 14th, and by the 15th was reported
    in northeastern Texas.
    In 1962 The "Columbus Day Big Blow" occurred in the Pacific
    Northwest. It was probably the most damaging windstorm
    of record west of the Cascade Mountains. Winds reached
    hurricane force, with gusts above 100 mph. More than 3.5
    billion board feet of timber were blown down, and
    communications were severely disrupted due to downed
    power lines. The storm claimed 48 lives, and caused 210
    million dollars damage.
    In 1987 Floyd, the only hurricane to make landfall the entire
    season, moved across the Florida Keys. Floyd produced
    wind gusts to 59 mph at Duck Key, and up to nine inches
    of rain in south Florida. Sixteen cities in the Ohio
    Valley and the Middle Mississippi Valley reported record
    low temperatures for the date. Record lows included 27
    degrees at Paducah KY, and 24 degrees at Rockford IL and
    Springfield IL.
    In 1988 Twenty cities in the Upper Midwest reported record
    low temperatures for the date, including International
    Falls MN with a reading of 17 degrees. The town of
    Embarass MN reported a morning low of 8 degrees. Snow
    showers in the northeastern U.S. produced five inches at
    Corry PA.
    In 1989 Temperatures again warmed into the 80s in the Central
    Plains Region and the Middle Mississippi Valley, with 90s
    in the south central U.S. Six cities reported record
    high temperatures for the date, including Fort Smith AR
    with a reading of 92 degrees. Strong winds along a cold
    front crossing the Great Lakes Region and Ohio Valley
    gusted to 61 mph at Johnstown PA.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Oct 13 00:01:00 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday October 13, 2020.
    This is the 287th day of the year, there are 79 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1846 A great hurricane tracked across Cuba, Florida, Georgia,
    the Carolinas, Virginia and Pennsylvania. The hurricane
    inflicted major damage along its entire path, which was
    similar to the path of Hurricane Hazel 108 years later.
    The hurricane caused great damage at Key West FL, and at
    Philadelphia PA was the most destructive storm in thirty
    years.
    In 1986 Four tornadoes struck southeastern Virginia late in the
    night causing three million dollars damage. Tornadoes at
    Falls Church VA caused a million dollars damage.
    In 1987 Fifteen cities in the eastern U.S. reported record low
    temperatures for the date. Record lows included 34 at
    Meridian MS, 28 at Paducah KY, and 26 at Beckley WV.
    Another surge of arctic air entered the north central
    U.S. bringing snow to parts of Wyoming and Colorado.
    In 1988 A total of forty-three cities in the eastern U.S. and the
    Upper Midwest reported record low temperatures for the
    date, including Elkins WV and Marquette MI where the
    mercury dipped to 18 degrees.
    In 1989 Sixteen cities reported record high temperatures for the
    date as readings warmed into the 80s and low 90s from the
    Southern and Central Plains to the Southern and Middle
    Atlantic Coast. Evansville IN and North Platte NE
    reported record highs of 91 degrees.
    In 2013 Tropical Cyclone Phalin, the strongest storm in the region
    in 14 years, slammed into India in the Bay Of Bengal,
    with 140 mph winds.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Oct 14 00:01:42 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday October 14, 2020.
    This is the 288th day of the year, there are 78 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1957 Floodwaters roared through a migrant labor camp near
    Picacho AZ flooding fifty cabins and a dozen nearby
    homes. 250 migrant workers lost their shelters.
    The month was one of the wettest Octobers in Arizona
    weather history.
    In 1965 Heavy rains hit the coastal areas of southeast Florida.
    In a 24 hour period rains of twenty inches were reported
    from Deerfield Beach to Fort Lauderdale, with 25.28
    inches on the Fort Lauderdale Bahia-Mar Yacht Basin (ten
    miles away just 4.51 inches of rain was reported).
    Flooding that resulted caused considerable damage to
    roads and streets. The rains inundated numerous newly
    planted vegetable fields, and some residences. (14th-
    15th).
    In 1981 Four days of heavy rain across northern Texas and
    southern Oklahoma came to an end. The heaviest
    rains fell in a band from southwest of Abilene TX to
    McAlester OK, with up to 26 inches reported north of
    Gainesville, in north central Texas. The heavy rains
    were the result of decaying Hurricane Norma, which also
    spawned thirteen tornadoes across the region. Seven
    deaths were attributed to the flooding.
    In 1984 Dense fog contributed to a 118 vehicle accident on
    Interstate 94, just south of Milwaukee WI. It was the
    seventh day of an eight day stretch of dense fog. At the
    time of the accident the visibility was reportedly close
    to zero.
    In 1987 Sixteen cities, mostly in the Appalachain Region,
    reported record low temperatures for the date. Record
    lows included 43 at Lake Charles la, 35 at Augusta GA,
    and 27 at Asheville NC. Gale force winds buffeted the
    Carolina coast. Light snow fell across parts of Wyoming,
    Colorado, and western South Dakota.
    In 1988 Forty cities in the eastern U.S. reported record low
    temperatures for the date. Elkins WV was the cold spot
    in the nation with a record low of 18 degrees above zero.
    Thunderstorms in Arizona drenched Phoenix with nine
    inches of rain in nine hours, the fifth highest total for
    any given day in ninety-two years of records. Carefree
    AZ was soaked with two inches of rain .
    In 1989 Thunderstorms produced severe weather over Michigan
    during the morning, and over New York State and
    Connecticut during the afternoon and evening hours.
    Thunderstorms spawned two tornadoes, and there were
    ninety reports of large hail or damaging winds, with
    seventy reports of damaging winds in New York State.
    A tornado killed one person and injured three others
    at McDonough NY. Strong thunderstorm winds gusted to
    105 mph at Somerset. Temperatures again warmed into
    the 80s and lower 90s over much of the nation east of
    the Rockies, with eleven cities reporting record high
    temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs of 81 degrees
    at Beckley WV and Bluefield WV equalled October records.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Oct 15 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday October 15, 2020.
    This is the 289th day of the year, there are 77 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1880 A violent early season blizzard raked Minnesota and the
    Dakotas. Winds gusted to 70 mph at Yankton SD, and snow
    drifts 10 to 15 feet high were reported in northwest Iowa
    and southeast South Dakota. Saint Paul MN reported a
    barometric pressure of 28.65 inches on the 16th.
    Railroads were blocked by drifts of snow which remained
    throughout the severe winter to follow. Gales did
    extensive damage to ships on the Great Lakes. (15th-16th)
    In 1954 Hurricane Hazel struck the Carolina coastline.
    The hurricane demolished every pier along a 170 mile
    stretch from Myrtle Beach SC to Cedar Island NC, and
    obliterated entire lines of beach homes. Hurricane Hazel
    also destroyed 1500 homes as it moved inland with
    seventeen foot tides. Winds between Myrtle Beach SC and
    Cape Fear NC gusted to 150 mph. Hurricane Hazel caused
    163 million dollars damage, and claimed the lives of 98
    persons.
    In 1966 Iowa experienced its worst late season tornado of record.
    In just one minute a twister tore through the town of
    Belmond leveling 75 percent of the businesses, and 100
    homes, causing more than eleven million dollars damage.
    In 1987 Unseasonably cold weather continued in the eastern U.S.,
    with thirteen cities reporting record low temperatures
    for the date. The low of 34 degrees at Montgomery AL was
    their coldest reading of record for so early in the
    season. Lows of 32 at Harrisburg PA and 34 at
    Parkersburg WV marked their third straight morning of
    record cold.
    In 1988 The cold high pressure system responsible for the record
    low temperatures in the eastern U.S. began to move out to
    sea, giving way to a trend toward "Indian Summer".
    Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced
    golf ball size hail at Altamont KS and hail two inches in
    diameter at Yates City IL.
    In 1989 Hurricane Jerry made landfall at Galveston TX at 6:30 PM
    CDT. Winds at the Galveston Airport reached 75 mph, with
    gusts to 100 mph. Tides along the island were six to
    eight feet, and rainfall totals ranged up to slightly
    more than six inches north of Beaumont. Three persons
    were killed when their vehicle was blown off the
    Galveston seawall into the pounding surf. Total damage
    along the Upper Texas Coast was estimated at fifteen
    million dollars. Thunderstorms produced severe weather
    in Lower Michigan during the late morning. Two persons
    were injured when a tree fell on their camper at the
    Traverse City State park. While strong northerly winds
    ushered much colder air into the central U.S.,
    unseasonably warm weather continued in the south central
    and eastern U.S. The afternoon high of 82 degrees at
    Bluefield WV was a record for October.
    In 2015 The temperature at Little Rock Arkansas broke a record
    with a searing 98 degree high. It was the hottest October
    day in Little Rock Weather History, and the hottest it has
    been in Little Rock so late in the year.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Oct 16 00:01:01 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday October 16, 2020.
    This is the 290th day of the year, there are 76 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1913 The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to
    101 degrees to equal their record for October.
    In 1937 An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten
    inches of snow in Minnesota and Iowa.
    In 1987 Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low
    temperatures for the date. The low of 34 degrees at
    Augusta GA marked their third straight morning of record
    cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
    parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and
    six cows under a tree near Battiest OK.
    In 1988 Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in
    southwestern Lower Michigan and northern Indiana. One
    thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of Nappanee IN which
    caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
    California reported record high temperatures for the
    date. The afternoon high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA
    was the latest such reading of record for so late in the
    autumn season.
    In 1989 Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to
    three inches was reported around Denver. Echo Lake was
    buried under nineteen inches of snow. Temperatures
    again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern
    and south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record
    high temperatures for the date, including Atlantic City
    NJ with a reading of 84 degrees.
    In 2014 (16th-17th) Hurricane Gonzalo reached category 4 with 145
    winds, but weakened to a category 3 with 115 mph winds
    when it hit Bermuda on the 17th.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Oct 17 00:01:03 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday October 17, 2020.
    This is the 291st day of the year, there are 75 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1781 General Cornwallis attempted to escape encirclement by
    crossing York River, "but a violent storm arose"
    dispersing his boats causing him to ask for an armistice.
    In 1910 A hurricane made a loop off the southwest coast
    of Florida. Winds above 100 mph were reported at
    Fort Myers FL, and the barometric pressure at Sand Key
    reached 28.40 inches.
    In 1950 Small but powerful Hurricane King struck Miami FL.
    The hurricane packed winds to 122 mph, with gusts to 150
    mph. Hurricane King then moved up the Florida peninsula
    to Georgia. Four persons were killed and damage was 28
    million dollars.
    In 1971 Great balls of fire were observed just ahead of a tornado
    moving down the main street of Wray CO. However, little
    other electrical activity accompanied the storm. Nine
    persons were injured in the tornado, all at a trailer
    court at the edge of town.
    In 1984 A snowstorm struck northern Utah producing a record
    18 inches in 24 hours at Salt Lake City, and 40 inches at
    the nearby Alta Ski Resort. The town of Magna, located
    ten miles west of Salt Lake City, did not receive any
    snow at all. The storm was responsible for a fifty
    vehicle pile-up along Interstate 15 near Farmington UT.
    In 1987 It was a great day for an Oktoberfest, or to enjoy the
    colors of autumn, as much of the nation enjoyed sunny and
    mild weather. Columbia SC dipped to 34 degrees marking
    their third morning in a row of record cold. Bakersfield
    CA reached 80 degrees for the 143rd day in a row to break
    a record established in 1940.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Middle
    Mississippi Valley and the Lower Ohio Valley. Severe
    thunderstorms spawned three tornadoes in Indiana,
    including one which injured four persons. Strong
    thunderstorm winds at Connerville IN caused three million
    dollars damage. Thunderstorms in Illinois produced hail
    two inches in diameter at Colfax.
    In 1989 Showers and thunderstorms representing the remnants of
    Hurricane Jerry deluged southeast Kentucky with four
    to six inches of rain in 18 to 24 hours, resulting in
    widespread flash flooding. Flooding resulted in more
    than five million dollars damage. Temperatures again
    warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the southeastern
    U.S. Lakeland FL and Orlando FL reported record highs of
    95 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Oct 18 00:01:01 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday October 18, 2020.
    This is the 292nd day of the year, there are 74 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1906 A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons
    stranded in the Florida Keys.
    In 1910 Northeast winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane
    moving northward up the Florida peninsula) carried water
    out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro River. The water
    level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
    ships were grounded.
    In 1911 The Athletics and NY Giants waited out a 6-day rain delay,
    the longest rain delay in the history of the World Series.
    In 1930 A big early season lake effect snowburst on the
    lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produced
    47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south
    of Buffalo.
    In 1988 Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record
    high temperatures for the date, including Red Bluff CA
    with a reading of 96 degrees.
    In 1989 Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and
    eastern U.S. Light snow fell across northern Maine, and
    snow was also reported in the Great Lakes Region,
    including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold
    spot in the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero.
    Five cities in Florida reported record high readings for
    the date, as temperatures warmed above 80 degrees. Miami
    FL reported a record high of 90 degrees.
    In 2004 Severe thunderstorms erupted across Arkansas and Missouri
    spreading eastward into the Mississippi, and Tennessee
    Valley...with several tornadoes, along with reports of
    hail and strong winds reported. In Potosi, MO several
    people were trapped in a lumberyard from tornadic winds.
    Significant damage occurred at the Stuttgart, AR Airport.
    Tragically, there were also several reports of injuries
    and fatalities. Torrential rains and flash flooding also
    occured across several areas, including central Arkansas.
    Severe weather continued on the 19th across Tennessee,
    Mississippi, and Alabama, with more tornadic storms.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Oct 19 00:02:12 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday October 19, 2020.
    This is the 293rd day of the year, there are 73 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1844 The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred.
    Southwesterly winds were at hurricane force for five
    hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo NY. The
    storm drowned 200 persons.
    In 1961 Rain changed to a record early, heavy wet snow over the
    southern mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still
    on trees, resulting in the worst forest disaster since
    the fires of 1952-1953. One to two feet of snow fell
    near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th)
    In 1984 Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located
    15 miles northwest of Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of
    rain in just three and a half hours. Most businesses in
    Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton.
    In 1987 A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central
    U.S., and ushered cool Canadian air into the Great Plains
    Region. Daytime highs were in the 30s in North Dakota
    and eastern Montana.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado,
    with gusts to 63 mph reported at La Junta.
    In 1989 Record breaking snows fell across northern and central
    Indiana. Totals ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, with
    9.3 inches reported at Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total
    at South Bend was a record for the month as a whole. Up
    to seven inches fell in extreme southern Lower Michigan,
    and up to six inches fell in southwest Ohio. The heavy
    wet snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the
    city of Cincinnati OH was without electricity during the
    morning hours. Temperatures dipped below freezing across
    much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, fourteen
    in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date.
    North Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees.
    Four cities in Florida reported record high temperatures
    for the date. The record high of 92 degrees at Miami was
    also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather
    in October, and 116 such days for the year.
    In 2000 Hurricane Michael, with 85 mph winds, struck Newfoundland
    in the Canadian maritimes. Shortly before landfall, Michael
    had 100 mph winds, reported by a ship that was caught in it
    just offshore.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Oct 20 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday October 20, 2020.
    This is the 294th day of the year, there are 72 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1770 An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England
    causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to
    Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years.
    In 1983 Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive
    flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
    City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the
    19th and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st)
    In 1987 Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in
    the Lake Superior snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern
    Ashland County and northern Iron County of Wisconsin.
    Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the western
    U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was
    their twenty-fifth of the year, the highest number of
    record highs for any given year. Bakersfield CA reported
    a record 146 days in a row with daily highs 80 degrees or
    above.
    In 1988 Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S.
    In California, afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding
    and Red Bluff were records for the date.
    In 1989 Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for
    the date as readings dipped into the 20s and 30s across
    much of the south central and southeastern U.S. Lows of
    32 at Lake Charles LA and 42 at Lakeland FL were records
    for October, and Little Rock AR reported their earliest
    freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations
    of Georgia and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47
    degrees shortly before midnight to surpass the record low
    established that morning. Showers and thunderstorms brought
    heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn leaves
    on the ground clogged drains and dtiches causing flooding.
    Up to 4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three
    days. Flood waters washed 600 feet of railroad track,
    resulting in a train derailment.
    In 1991 Strong Diablo winds fanned a small brush fire into an inferno
    that destroyed over 3300 homes in Oakland and Berkeley.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Oct 21 00:00:56 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday October 21, 2020.
    This is the 295th day of the year, there are 71 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1934 A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In
    Washington State, the storm claimed the lives of
    22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars damage, mostly
    to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
    produced waves twenty feet high.
    In 1957 The second in a series of unusual October storms hit
    southern California causing widespread thunderstorms.
    Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches of rain in two
    hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
    Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside.
    (20th-21st)
    In 1987 Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S.
    Eleven record lows were reported in the Great Plains
    Region, including lows of 12 at Valentine NE, and
    9 at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly during the
    day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland
    KS warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an
    afternoon high of 75 degrees.
    In 1988 Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast
    of Nicaragua packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more
    than 200 lives as she moved over Central America, and
    total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
    more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never
    strayed even one degree from the 12 degree north
    parallel.
    In 1989 Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south
    central and southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported
    record low temperatures for the date, including Calico
    Rock AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
    FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes
    Region finally came to an end, but not before leaving
    Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of snow, a record
    24 hour total for October.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Oct 22 00:00:51 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday October 22, 2020.
    This is the 296th day of the year, there are 70 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1965 The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA.
    Southern California was in the midst of a late October
    heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten consecutive
    days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees.
    In 1985 A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was
    seriously injured while talking on the phone when
    lightning struck. Several persons are killed each year
    when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
    via telephone wiring.
    In 1987 Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly
    precipitation total of 190 inches. Monthly records
    were set in June with 17 inches, in September with
    70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches.
    Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most in the
    southeast, reported record low temperatures for the date.
    Morning lows of 30 at Athens GA, 28 at Birmingham AL, and
    23 at Pinson AL, were the coldest of record for so early
    in the season. Showers produced heavy rain in southern
    California, with amounts ranging up to five inches at
    Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
    injuries, and more than a million dollars damage.
    In 1988 A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England.
    Winds gusted to 75 mph, and large waves and high tides
    caused extensive shoreline flooding. A heavy wet snow
    blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
    snow reported in Lewis County.
    In 1989 A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought
    rain to the Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region,
    with snow in some of the mountains of Oregon, and wind
    gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six cities in
    Florida reported record low temperatures for the date,
    including Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Oct 23 00:00:57 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday October 23, 2020.
    This is the 297th day of the year, there are 69 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1761 A hurricane struck southeastern New England. It was the
    most violent in thirty years. Thousands of trees blocked
    roads in Massachsuetts and Rhode Island.
    In 1843 "Indian Summer" was routed by cold and snow that brought
    sleighing from the Poconos to Vermont. A foot of snow
    blanketed Haverhill NH and Newberry VT, and 18 to 24
    inches were reported in some of the higher elevations.
    Snow stayed on the ground until the next spring. (22nd-
    23rd)
    In 1987 Thirteen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record
    low temperatures for the date. It marked the sixth
    record low of the month for Greer SC and Columbia SC, and
    the ninth of the month for Montgomery AL. Showers and
    thunderstorms deluged Corpus Christi TX with five inches
    of rain. Winnemucca NV reported their first measurable
    rain in ninety-two days, and Yakima WA reported a record
    96 days in a row without measurable rainfall.
    In 1988 Denver CO reported their first freeze of the autumn, and
    Chicago IL reported their first snow. In Texas,
    afternoon highs of 93 degrees at Austin and San Antonio
    were records for the date.
    In 1989 A storm moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain and
    high winds to the Central Pacific Coast Region. High
    winds in Nevada gusted to 67 mph at Reno, and
    thunderstorms around Redding CA produced wind gusts to 66
    mph. Locally heavy rains in the San Francisco area
    caused numerous mudslides, adding insult to injury for
    earthquake victims.
    In 2015 Category 5 Hurricane Patricia, in the Eastern Pacific
    basin, became the strongest hurricane ever recorded in
    the National Hurricane Center's area of responsibility,
    with data reported by Hurricane Hunter Aircraft, of 200
    mph winds, gusts to 245 mph, and a central pressure of
    879 millibars, or 25.96 inches. The remnants of Patricia
    caused widespread, extensive flooding across south Texas
    just days after landfall in southwest Mexico.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Oct 24 03:29:08 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday October 24, 2020.
    This is the 298th day of the year, there are 68 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1785 A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New
    Hampshire and Massachusetts to the greatest height of
    record causing extensive damage to bridges and mills.
    In 1878 A hurricane produced widespread damage across North
    Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and
    Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane was the
    worst of record.
    In 1937 A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches
    of slush.
    In 1947 The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest
    fires consumed homes and a medical research institute.
    The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused thirty million
    dollars damage.
    In 1951 Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure reading of
    29.42 inches, to establish a record for October.
    In 1969 Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows
    of 10 degrees at Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY
    established October records.
    In 1973 (23rd-24th) Smoke from garbage dump & swamp fires combined
    with moist air to produce dense fog along the NJ Turnpike.
    In 1987 Snow fell across northeastern Minnesota and northwest
    Wisconsin overnight, with five inches reported at Poplar
    Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN. Thunderstorm rains caused
    flash flooding in south central Arizona, with street
    flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong
    northwesterly winds gusting to 50 mph downed some trees
    and power lines in western Pennsylvania and the northern
    panhandle of West Virginia.
    In 1988 Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure
    centered produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region,
    with six inches reported at Ironwood MI. Wind gusts to
    80 mph were reported at State College PA.
    In 1989 A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of
    snow in the mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches
    reported at Donner Summit. Thunderstorms in northern
    California produced 3.36 inches of rain at Redding to
    establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their
    rainfall total for the month to a record 5.11 inches.
    Chiefly "Indian Summer" type weather prevailed across the
    rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the north central
    U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
    readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs
    included 74 degrees at International Falls MN, and 86
    degrees at Yankton SD.
    In 2001 A widespread severe weather outbreak occurred from
    Arkansas and Mississippi, northward into the Ohio Valley
    into Michigan. Numerous reports of tornadoes, hail, and
    high winds were noted.
    In 2002 A tornado struck Corpus Christi, TX, causing heavy damage,
    and causing a fatality at the western campus of Del Mar
    College. It was the first killer tornado in the United
    States for the year 2002 since May 9. It was also the
    first tornado fatality ever in the Corpus Christi area
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Oct 25 00:00:57 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday October 25, 2020.
    This is the 299th day of the year, there are 67 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1921 A hurricane with 100 mph winds hit Tampa FL causing
    several million dollars damage.
    In 1977 Dutch Harbor in Alaska reported a barometric pressure
    reading of 27.31 inches (925 millibars) to establish an
    all-time record for the state.
    In 1981 A northbound tornado caused two million dollars damage to
    Bountstown FL in less than five minutes. Fortunately no
    deaths occurred along its six mile path, 30 to 100 yards
    in width. Radar at Apalachicola had no indication of a
    tornado or severe weather.
    In 1987 A storm system moving across the Saint Lawrence Valley
    produced 40 to 50 mph winds east of Lake Ontario.
    High winds downed some trees around Watertown NY, and
    produced waves seven feet high between Henderson Harbor
    and Alexandria Bay. Mason City IA and Waterloo IA tied
    for honors as cold spot in the nation with record lows
    for the date of 19 degrees. Severe thunderstorms in
    Oklahoma and northern Texas produced golf ball size hail
    and wind gusts to 65 mph.
    In 1988 Severe thunderstorms erupted over northeastern Texas
    during the late evening producing softball size hail at
    Newcastle and Jonesboro. Low pressure over James Bay in
    Canada continued to produced showers and gale force winds
    in the Great Lakes Region.
    In 1989 Low pressure over Nevada produced high winds in the
    southwestern U.S., and spread heavy snow into Utah.
    Winds gusted to 63 mph at the Mojave Airport in southern
    California. Snowfall totals in Utah ranged up to 12
    inches at Snowbird, with 11 inches at Alta.
    "Indian Summer" type weather continued in the central and
    eastern U.S. Twenty cities in the north central U.S.
    reported record high temperatures for the date.
    Afternoon highs of 77 at Alpena MI and 81 at Saint Cloud
    MN were the warmest of record for so late in the season.
    In 2002 Hurricane Kenna, which at one time, was a category 5
    hurricane with 160 mph winds, slammed into San Blas, MX
    with 145 mph winds, and heavy rain, which led to flash
    flooding and mudslides, due to the mountainous terrain.
    It was the third strongest hurricane in the Eastern
    Pacific basin to strike Mexico.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Oct 26 00:01:01 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday October 26, 2020.
    This is the 300th day of the year, there are 66 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1859 New York City had their earliest substantial snow of
    record as four inches blanketed the city.
    In 1919 The temperature at Bismarck ND plunged to ten degrees
    below zero, the earliest subzero reading of record for
    the city, and a record for the month of October.
    In 1926 Barrow AK received a record 15 inches of snow, and also
    established a 24 hour precipitation record of 1.00 inch
    which lasted until July 21st, 1987.
    In 1962 A storm brought five to six inches of snow to Vermont and
    New Hampshire, with up to ten inches in the mountains.
    In 1978 Supertyphoon Rita hit Luzon, Philippines, killing 337,
    destroying 50,000 homes and displacing 1.5 million people.
    In 1983 A heat wave was in progress over the Northern Rockies,
    with record highs of 81 degrees at Sheridan WY and
    Billings MT.
    In 1987 Five cities in south central Texas reported record high
    temperatures for the date, including Corpus Christi and
    Del Rio with readings of 93 degrees. Laredo TX was the
    hot spot in the nation with a high of 98 degrees.
    Thunderstorms moving over the Lower Mississsippi Valley
    deluged Lake Charles LA with 2.70 inches of rain in one
    hour resulting in severe local flooding.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms moving out of northern Texas spawned
    five tornadoes in Louisiana during the morning hours.
    The thunderstorms also produced wind gusts to 75 mph at
    Jennings LA, and the driver of a vehicle was killed by a
    falling tree near Coushatta LA. Snow squalls in the
    Lower Great Lakes Region produced heavy snow in western
    New York State, with 12 inches reported at Colden.
    In 1989 Unseasonably warm weather continued in the north central
    U.S. Afternoon highs of 78 at Alpena MI, 75 at Duluth
    MN, 79 at Fargo ND, 77 at International Falls MN, 76 at
    Marquette MI, 75 at Sault Ste Marie MI, and 80 at Saint
    Cloud MN, were all the warmest of record for so late in
    the season. Morning lows of 63 degrees at Concordia KS
    and Omaha NE were the warmest of record for the date.
    In 1998 Hurricane Mitch, which eventually devastated Central
    America with severe flooding, strengthened to a category
    five hurricane, with winds of 180 mph.
    In 2003 Strong Santa Ana winds fanned several wildfires across
    southern California. Many buildings were destroyed, and
    an FAA Air Traffic Control Center was shut down for a
    time in the area, disrupting many flights in and out of
    the region. An NFL Football game originally scheduled in
    in the area had to be moved to Tempe, AZ. The fires
    continued into early November. Several people were killed
    with the raging fires, including some firefighters.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Oct 27 00:01:14 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday October 27, 2020.
    This is the 301st day of the year, there are 65 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1764 A "very remarkable storm of snow with high winds"
    produced 22 inches at Rutland in central Massachusetts.
    In 1929 A snowstorm dumped 27 inches upon Ishpeming MI in
    24 hours to establish a state record.
    In 1962 An early season winter storm over New England blanketed
    northern Maine with 7 to 16 inches of snow, and
    southeastern New England with up to 3 inches of snow.
    Worcester MA received a record 4.7 inches of snow.
    In 1972 A sleeping couple in FL were awakened by rain after a
    tornado removed the roof. They escaped as the house blew
    away.
    In 1987 Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rain
    from Virginia to New York State. Fallen leaves made
    roads and sidewalks slick, and also clogged sewers.
    Rainfall totals of 1.55 inches at Newark NJ, 1.54 inches
    at Harrisburg PA, 1.27 inches at Scranton PA, and 1.22
    inches at Atlantic City NJ, were records for the date.
    In 1988 Low pressure brought snow and gale force winds to the
    Great Lakes Region, and snow and high winds to the north
    central U.S. Winds gusted to 47 mph at Lansin MI, and
    reached 55 mph at Pierre SD.
    In 1989 Wintry weather invaded the northwestern U.S. A storm
    crossing the Central Rockies produced up to 23 inches of
    snow in the mountains east of Salt Lake City UT. "Indian
    Summer" continued in the Lower Ohio Valley and the Upper
    Great Lakes Region. Afternoon highs of 71 at Marquette
    MI and 72 at Sault Ste Marie MI were records for the date.
    In 2017 Sleet fell across portions of Arkansas in the wake of a
    cold front that moved across the state. Sleet counts as
    snow, and the sleet that fell at Little Rock, made it the
    earliest snow on record for a winter at Little Rock.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Oct 28 00:01:04 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday October 28, 2020.
    This is the 302nd day of the year, there are 64 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1936 The temperature at Layton NJ dipped to 9 above zero to
    establish a state record for the month of October.
    In 1971 A severe early season blizzard raged across the Plateau
    Region and Rocky Mountain Region. Heavy snow blocked
    railroads and interstate highways, and record cold
    accompanied the storm. Lander WY received 27 inches of
    snow, and the temperature at Big Piney WY plunged to
    15 degrees below zero.
    In 1987 Thunderstorms over the San Joaquin Valley of California
    produced 0.75 inch of rain in thirty minutes at
    Placerville, and caused numerous power outages due to
    lightning. Rain began to diminish in the northeastern
    U.S., but some flooding continued in Vermont, eastern New
    York State and northern New Jersey. One inch rains in
    Vermont clogged culverts and sewers with fallen leaves,
    resulting in erosion of dirt roads.
    In 1988 Arctic cold invaded the north central U.S. Valentine NE
    dipped to 8 degrees, and Cutbank MT reported a morning
    low of one degree above zero. The temperature at Estes
    Park CO dipped to 15 degrees, but then soared thirty
    degrees in less than thirty minutes.
    In 1989 A storm crossing the western U.S. produced 10 to 20
    inches of snow across northern and central Wyoming, with
    22 inches reported at Burgess Junction. Seven cities in
    the Lower Ohio Valley and the Upper Great Lakes Region
    reported record high temperatures for the date as
    readings again warmed into the 70s. Alpena MI reported
    a record high of 75 degrees.
    In 2013 A major Atlantic storm pummeled England, France, Belgium,
    Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark, killing at least
    13 people. Fallen trees blocked rail lines and roads
    across southern England. Widespread power outages were
    noted, with winds near 100 mph recorded on the Isle Of
    Wright, off the southern coast.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Oct 29 05:34:27 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday October 29, 2020.
    This is the 303rd day of the year, there are 63 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1917 The temperature at Denver CO dipped to zero, and at Soda
    Butte WY the mercury plunged to 33 degrees below zero, a
    U.S. record for the month of October.
    In 1942 A tornado struck the town of Berryville in northwest
    Arkansas killing 20 persons and causing half a million
    dollars damage.
    In 1956 A violent tornado, or series of tornadoes, moved along a
    path more than 100 miles in length from south of North
    Platte NE into Rock County NE. It was an unusually late
    occurence so far north and west in the U.S. for such a
    storm.
    In 1987 Severe thunderstorms in Arizona produced wind gusts to 86
    mph at the Glendale Airport near Phoenix, baseball size
    hail and 70 mph winds at Wickenburg, and up to an inch of
    rain in fifteen minutes in Yavapai County and northwest
    Maricopa County. Arizona Public Service alone reported
    2.5 million dollars damage from the storms.
    In 1988 Wintry weather prevailed in the Upper Midwest. South
    Bend IN equalled their record for October with a low of
    23 degrees. International Falls MN reported a record low
    of 11 degrees in the morning, then dipped down to
    8 degrees above zero late in the evening.
    In 1989 Thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced
    severe weather in Oklahoma and north central Texas during
    the late afternoon and evening hours. Thunderstorms in
    Oklahoma produced weak tornadoes near Snyder and
    Davidson, and produced hail two inches in diameter at
    Altus. Large hail damaged 60 to 80 percent of the cotton
    crop in Tillman County OK. Nine cities in the northeastern
    U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
    readings warmed into the 70s. For Marquette MI, it marked
    their fifth straight day of record warmth. Arctic cold
    invaded the western U.S. Lows of 7 above at Alamosa CO and
    9 above at Elko NV were records for the date.
    In 2003 A powerful storm battered Washington state, knocking out
    power to thousands of people, with battering waves severely
    damaging a dockside restaurant in Mukilteo. While no one
    was injured at the restaurant, one person was killed by a
    falling tree elsewhere.
    In 2011 (29th-30th) An intense nor'easter brought heavy wet snow to
    much of the northeast U.S. from Pennsylvania and Virginia
    into Maine and the rest of New England. Over 4 million
    people were without power, and at least 5 fatalities
    occurred in the storm. The heavy wet snow falling onto
    trees that still had fall foliage on them, brought many
    branches crashing down onto roads and power lines.
    Widespread travel disruptions occurred as well. It was
    earliest winter (October) snow on record in some areas,
    with many areas having more than a foot or more of snow.
    In 2012 (22nd-31st) After affecting the Caribbean, causing flooding
    and deaths in Jamaica, Haiti, and the Bahamas,
    Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy made landfall at Atlantic City,
    New Jersey, with 80 mph winds, and a pressure of 946
    millibars (27.93"). A large area of warnings for high
    winds, flooding, and even blizzard conditions was across
    much of the eastern US from the Carolinas into New
    England. Millions of people were without power, and all
    modes of transportation to and from the northeast US were
    shut down, because of the storm.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Oct 30 00:01:05 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday October 30, 2020.
    This is the 304th day of the year, there are 62 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1925 Nashville TN was blanketed with an inch of snow, their
    earliest measurable snow of record.
    In 1947 The Donora PA smog disaster finally came to an end. For
    five days an inversion trapped impurities in the lower
    atmosphere over the Monongahela Valley killing
    20 persons, and leaving more than 2000 others sick.
    (26th-30th)
    In 1987 Severe thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced golf ball size
    hail and wind gusts to 74 mph near the town of Gould.
    Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the central
    U.S. Temperatures warmed into the 80s form Texas to the
    Lower Missouri Valley.
    In 1988 Ten cities in the Upper Midwest reported record low
    temperatures for the date. The morning low of 20 at
    South Bend IN was a record for October, and lows of 18 at
    Grand rapids MI and 20 at Fort Wayne In equalled records
    for October. The low of 2 above zero at International
    Falls MN smashed their previous record for the date by 11
    degrees. Syracuse NY received 2.9 inches of snow to
    establish a record for October with 5.7 inches for the
    month.
    In 1989 Temperatures again soared into the 70s in the
    northeastern U.S. The record high of 73 degrees at
    Alpena MI marked their sixth straight day of record
    warmth. In the western U.S., Klamath Falls OR reported
    a record low of 19 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Oct 31 00:01:10 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday October 31, 2020.
    This is the 305th day of the year, there are 61 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1846 Eighty-seven pioneers were trapped by early snows in the
    Sierra Nevada Mountains that piled five feet deep, with
    30 to 40 foot drifts. Just 47 persons survived the
    "Donner Pass Tradgedy".
    In 1950 Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the central U.S.
    for Halloween. The temperature soared to 83 degrees at
    Minneapolis MN, their warmest reading of record for so
    late in the season.
    In 1965 Fort Lauderdale FL was deluged with 13.81 inches of rain,
    which brought their rainfall total for the month of
    October to an all-time record of 42.43 inches. (30th-
    31st)
    In 1987 Halloween was a wet one in the southwestern U.S.
    Heavy rain in southern California resulted in numerous
    mudslides. Weather-related auto accidents resulted in
    three deaths and twenty-five injuries. Mount Wilson CA
    received 3.14 inches of rain in 24 hours. Yakima WA
    reported measurable rainfall for the first time since the
    18th of July. The 103 day long dry spell was their
    longest of record.
    In 1988 Twenty-two cities in the northeastern U.S. reported
    record low temperatures for the date. The low of 19 at
    Cleveland OH was a record for October, and morning lows
    of 21 at Allentown PA and Bridgeport CT tied October
    records. Nine cities in the southwestern U.S. reported
    record high temperatures for the date, including Phoenix
    AZ with a reading of 96 degrees. Showers made Halloween
    a soggy one in the southeastern U.S.
    In 1989 Halloween night was a soggy one in New England. Showers
    in the northeastern U.S. produced more than an inch and
    a half of rain in six hours at some locations.
    An invasion of cold arctic air brought an abrupt end to a
    week of "Indian Summer" type weather in the Great Lakes
    Region, and brought snow and subzero wind chill readings
    to the Northern Plains. In Colorado, Alamosa was the
    cold spot in the nation with a record low of two degrees
    above zero, and a Halloween night storm brought 3 to 6
    inches of snow to the Front Range, and 5 to 10 inches to
    the nearby foothills. Icy streets around Denver the next
    morning made for a rather spooky commute.
    In 1999 Little Rock, AR experienced its wettest Halloween ever,
    with over 3 inches of rain in some parts of the state,
    more than double the previous rainfall record for the
    date.
    In 2013 A large area of rain and thunderstorms...some severe...
    extended from Texas east into the Lower Mississippi Valley
    region. Many areas from Texas into Louisiana got over 6
    inches of rain, with a flood emergency being declared in
    Austin, Texas. Several tornadoes were also noted across
    southeast Texas, Louisiana, and into Mississippi.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Nov 1 00:01:33 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday November 1, 2020.
    This is the 306th day of the year, there are 60 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1861 A hurricane near Cape Hatteras NC battered a Union fleet
    of ships attacking Carolina ports, and produced high
    tides and high winds in New York State and New England.
    In 1966 Santa Ana winds fanned fires, and brought record
    November heat to parts of coastal California.
    November records included 86 degrees at San Francisco, 97
    degrees at San Diego, and 101 degrees at the
    international airport in Los Angeles. Fires claimed
    the lives of at least 16 firefighters.
    In 1968 A tornado touched down west of Winslow AZ, but did little
    damage in an uninhabited area.
    In 1987 Early morning thunderstorms in central Arizona produced
    hail an inch in diameter at Williams and Gila Bend,
    and drenched Payson with 1.86 inches of rain. Hannagan
    Meadows AZ, meanwhile, was blanketed with three inches of
    snow. Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the
    Ohio Valley. Afternoon highs of 76 at Beckley WV, 77 at
    Bluefield WV, and 83 at Lexington KY were records for
    November.
    In 1988 Low pressure brought gales and locally heavy rain to the
    northeastern U.S. The rainfall total of 1.46 inches at
    Newark NJ was a record for the date. New York City was
    soaked with more than two inches of rain.
    In 1989 A strong cold front ushered snow and arctic air into the
    north central U.S. Snow whitened North Dakota and the
    Central High Plains Region. Up to five inches of snow
    blanketed Denver CO. Yellowstone Park WY was the cold
    spot in the nation with a morning low of 4 degrees below
    zero.
    In 1991 In Charleston, WV visibility was 1/8 mile in smoke and
    falling ash from brush fires that started in late October.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Nov 2 00:01:06 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday November 2, 2020.
    This is the 307th day of the year, there are 59 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1946 A heavy wet snow began to cover the Southern Rockies. Up
    to three feet of snow blanketed the mountains of
    New Mexico, and a 31 inch snow at Denver CO caused roofs
    to collapse.
    In 1961 The temperature at Atlanta GA reached 84 degrees to
    establish a record for November.
    In 1966 A storm brought 18 inches of snow to Celia KY
    in 24 hours. It tied the state 24 hour snowfall
    record first established at Bowling Green.
    In 1976 Two light aircraft were struck by lightning while in
    flight over Boston, Massachusetts. There were no injuries.
    In 1987 A dozen cities, mostly in the Ohio Valley, reported
    record high temperatures for the date. Record highs
    included 83 degrees at Paducah KY and 84 degrees at
    Memphis TN. Temperatures reached 70 degrees as far north
    as southern Lower Michigan. Showers and thundershowers
    over southern Florida, associated with a tropical
    depression, produced 4.77 inches of rain at Tavernier,
    located in the Upper Floirda Keys.
    In 1988 A very intense low pressure system brought heavy rain,
    snow, and high winds, to parts of the northeastern U.S.
    Portland ME established a record for November with
    4.52 inches of rain in 24 hours, and winds along the
    coast of Maine gusted to 74 mph at Southwest Harbor.
    Heavy snow blanketed parts of northern Vermont and
    upstate New York, with fifteen inches reported at Spruce
    Hill NY.
    In 1989 Squalls in the Upper Great Lakes Region the first three
    days of the month buried Ironwood MI under 46 inches of
    snow, and produced 40 inches at Hurley WI. Arctic cold
    invaded the Southern Plains Region. Midland TX reported
    a record low of 22 degrees.
    In 1997 An F-3 tornado hit New Smyrna Beach, Florida causing
    heavy damage. 31 homes were destroyed, 290 were damaged,
    and 52 people were injured.
    In 2000 Hilo, Hawaii received nearly 28 inches of rain in a 28
    hour period on the 1st and 2nd...their normal November
    rainfall is around 14 1/2 inches.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Nov 3 00:01:13 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday November 3, 2020.
    This is the 308th day of the year, there are 58 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1890 The temperature at Los Angeles CA reached 96 degrees,
    a November record for 76 years.
    In 1927 Somerset VT was deluged with 8.77 inches of rain to
    establish a 24 hour record for the state. (3rd-4th)
    In 1961 A rare November thunderstorm produced snow at Casper WY.
    (3rd-4th)
    In 1987 Twenty-one cities, mostly in the Ohio Valley, reported
    record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
    high of 80 degrees at Columbus OH was their warmest
    reading of record for so late in the season. Showers and
    thundershowers associated with a tropical depression
    south of Florida produced 4.28 inches of rain at
    Clewiston in 24 hours.
    In 1988 A sharp cold front brought about an abrupt end to "Indian
    Summer" in the north central U.S. Up to a foot of snow
    blanketed Yellowstone Park WY, and winds in the mountains
    near the Washoe Valley of southeastern Wyoming gusted to
    78 mph. Unseasonably warm weather continued in the south
    central U.S. Del Rio TX tied Laredo TX and McAllen TX
    for honors as the hot spot in the nation with a record
    warm afternoon high of 91 degrees.
    In 1989 Cold weather prevailed in the central U.S. Six cities in
    Texas, Minnesota, and Michigan, reported record low
    temperatures for the date. The low of 7 above zero at
    Marquette MI was their coldest reading of record for so
    early in the season.
    In 2000 Sydney, Austrailia was pummeled by golfball sized hail.
    In 2002 Dense Fog caused a pileup of over 200 vehicles near
    Long Beach, California. Rescue personnel had to cut many
    victims from the wreckage of their crushed vehicles.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Nov 4 00:01:05 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday November 4, 2020.
    This is the 309th day of the year, there are 57 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1927 A great Vermont flood occurred. Tropical rains deluged
    the Green Mountain area of Vermont causing the worst
    flood in the history of the state. Torrential rains, up
    to 15 inches in the higher elevations, sent streams on a
    rampage devastating the Winooski Valley. Flooding
    claimed 200 lives and caused 40 million dollars damage.
    The town of Vernon reported 84 deaths. Flooding left up
    to eight to ten feet of water in downtown Montpelier VT.
    (2nd-4th)
    In 1979 100 mph chinook winds roared east of the Rockies in MT
    and CO. In Boulder, winds blew from zephyrs to 90 mph in
    seconds.
    In 1985 A super wet Gulf storm dumped upwards of fifteen inches
    of rain in the mountains of Virginia and West Virginia
    causing devastating damage and claiming forty lives.
    In 1987 Thirty-two cities in the eastern and south central U.S.
    reported record high temperatures for the date. Highs of
    74 degrees at Portland ME and 86 degrees at Fort Smith AR
    equalled November records. It was the fourth day of
    record warmth for Beckley WV, Memphi TN and Paducah KY.
    A cold front ushered much colder air into the north
    central U.S. Gale force winds lashed all five Great
    Lakes.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a fast moving cold
    front produced severe weather over the Tennessee Valley
    and the Central Gulf Coast States during the afternoon
    and evening hours, and into the next morning. Thunder-
    storms spawned nineteen tornadoes, including eleven in
    Mississippi. The last of the nineteen tornadoes killed
    a woman in her mobile home in Lee FL. A tornado in
    Culbert AL injured sixteen people, and caused two million
    dollars damage. Thunderstorms also produced baseball
    size hail in Alabama. Unseasonably hot air prevailed
    south of the cold front. McAllen TX was the hot spot in
    the nation with a high of 102 degrees.
    In 1989 Snow and high winds plagued parts of Colorado and
    Wyoming. Winds gusted to 71 mph near Wheatland WY,
    and reached 80 mph west of Fort Collins CO. Up to five
    inches of snow blanketed Yellowstone Park WY closing many
    roads. Snow also blanketed northern Minnesota, with
    seven inches reported at Baudette.
    In 2001 Hurricane Michelle, the strongest of the 2001 Hurricane
    Season, slammed into southern Cuba with 135 mph winds.
    Originally a tropical depression off the coast of
    Nicauragua and Honduras several days earlier, Michelle
    rapidly intensified over the northwest Caribbean Sea.
    After crossing Cuba, she skirted the Florida Keys, and
    hit the Bahamas before heading into the Atlantic Ocean
    toward Bermuda.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Nov 5 00:00:54 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday November 5, 2020.
    This is the 310th day of the year, there are 56 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1894 The famous Election Day snowstorm occurred in
    Connecticut. As much as a foot of wet snow fell, and the
    snow and high winds caused great damage to wires and
    trees. Winds gusted to 60 mph at Block Island RI.
    In 1961 Strong Santa Ana winds fanned the flames of
    the Bel Air/Brentwood fires in southern California
    destroying many homes. At 10 PM the Los Angeles Civic
    Center reported a temperature of 74 degrees along with a
    dewpoint of 5 degrees. On the 6th, Burbank reported a
    relative humidity of three percent.
    In 1977 A slow moving storm produced 5 to 9 inch rains across
    northern Georgia causing the Toccoa Dam to burst. As the
    earthen dam collapsed the waters rushed through the
    Toccoa Falls Bible College killing three persons in the
    dorms. Thirty-eight persons perished at a trailer park
    along the stream.
    In 1987 A storm off the coast of California produced stormy
    weather in the southwestern U.S. Flash flooding stranded
    8000 persons in the Death Valley National Park of
    southern California. Thunderstorms over southern Nevada
    produced dime size hail and wind gusts to 68 mph around
    Las Vegas. Unseasonably mild weather in the northeastern
    U.S. was replaced with snow and gale force winds.
    In 1988 A powerful low pressure system produced high winds from
    the Great Plains to New England, and produced heavy snow
    in northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Winds gusted
    to 64 mph at Knoxville TN, and reached 80 mph at Pleasant
    Valley VT.
    In 1989 "Mother Nature" used Sunday as a day of rest, as rather
    tranquil weather prevailed across the nation. Tempera-
    tures warmed into the 80s across much of Texas. Highs of
    86 degrees at Abilene, Fort Worth and San Angelo were
    records for the date.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Nov 6 00:01:05 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday November 6, 2020.
    This is the 311st day of the year, there are 55 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1951 Snow fell from the Texas panhandle to the Lower Great
    Lakes, leaving record totals of 12.5 inches at Saint
    Louis MO, and 14.1 inches at Springfield MO. Other
    heavier snowfall totals included 20 inches at Nevada MO,
    13.5 inches at Sedan KS, 13 inches at Decature IL, and 10
    inches at Alva OK. In the Saint Louis area, up to 20
    inches was reported in Washington County. (5th-6th)
    In 1987 High winds in the northeastern U.S., making the recent
    unseasonably warm weather a distant memory, gusted to 63
    mph at Rhode Island. Squalls resulting from the high
    winds produced five inches of snow at Marquette MI and 7
    inches at Rome NY. A storm in the southwestern U.S.
    brought heavy snow to some of the higher elevations of
    Arizona, Colorado and Utah.
    In 1988 A powerful low pressure system over the Great Lakes
    Region continued to produce snow across parts of the Ohio
    Valley and the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals along
    the shore of Lake Superior reached 24 inches, with three
    feet of snow reported in the Porcupine Mountain area of
    Upper Michigan. Marquette MI established a November
    record with 17.3 inches of snow in 24 hours.
    In 1989 Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the south central
    and southeastern U.S. Nine cities from Florida to
    Oklahoma and Texas reported record high temperatures for
    the date as readings warmed into the 80s. The high of 89
    degrees at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in Texas
    equalled their record for November.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Nov 7 00:06:46 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday November 7, 2020.
    This is the 312nd day of the year, there are 54 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1940 The Galloping Gertie bridge at Tacoma WA collapsed in
    strong winds, resulting in a six million dollar loss, just
    four months after the grand opening of the new bridge.
    The winds caused the evenly sized spans of the bridge to
    begin to vibrate until the central one finally collapsed.
    From then on, bridges were constructed with spans of
    varying size.
    In 1951 At 7 AM a blinding flash, a huge ball of fire, and a
    terrific roar occurred over parts of Texas, Oklahoma and
    Kansas, caused by a disintregrating meteor. Windows were
    broken in and near Hinton OK by the concussion.
    In 1986 An early season blizzard struck the Northern Plains
    Region. North Dakota took the brunt of the storm with
    wind gusts to 70 mph, and snowfall totals ranged up to 25
    inches at Devils Lake.
    In 1987 Heavy snow fell across parts of eastern New York State
    overnight, with twelve inches reported at the town of
    Piseco, located in the Mohawk Valley. A storm in the
    southwestern U.S. left nine inches of snow at the Winter
    Park ski resort in Colorado. Smoke from forest fires
    reduced visibilities to less than a mile at some
    locations from North Carolina to Ohio and Pennsylvania.
    In 1988 Unseasonably warm weather continued across the state of
    Texas. Seven cities reported record high temperatures
    for the date, including Waco and Del Rio with readings of
    92 degrees. McAllen was the hot spot in the nation with
    an afternoon high of 96 degrees.
    In 1989 Shortly after daybreak strong thunderstorms developed in
    a narrow, but almost stationary, east-west band across
    the New Orleans area in southeastern Louisiana. As a
    result, heavy rains persisted over the same area until
    mid afternoon before tapering off, and triggered flash
    flooding across a five county area. Rains of 8 to 12
    inches deluged the area between 9 AM and 6 PM, and totals
    for the 48 hour period ending at 7 AM on the 8th ranged
    up to 19.78 inches, between Lake Lexy and Lake Borgne.
    Approximately 6000 homes in the area reported water
    damage. The rainfall total for November of 19.81 inches
    at New Orleans was their highest total for any given
    month of the year.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Nov 8 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday November 8, 2020.
    This is the 313rd day of the year, there are 53 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1870 The first storm warning was issued by the U.S. Signal
    Corps Weather Service.
    In 1943 An early season snowstorm raged across eastern South
    Dakota and Minnesota into northern Wisconsin. The storm
    produced 22 inches of snow at Fairbult and Marshall MN,
    20 inches at Redwood Falls MN, and 10.1 inches at
    Minneapolis. Drifts fifteen feet high were reported in
    Cottonwood County MN. The storm produced up to two feet
    of snow in South Dakota, smothering a million Thanksgiving
    Day turkeys. (6th-8th)
    In 1953 Residents of New York City suffered through ten days of
    smog, resulting in 200 deaths.
    In 1966 The temperature in downtown San Francisco reached a
    November record of 86 degrees.
    In 1987 Thunderstorms over Texas produced locally heavy rains in
    the Hill Country, with 3.50 inches reported at Lakeway,
    and 3.72 inches reported at Anderson Mill. Thunderstorms
    over Louisiana produced hail an inch in diameter at Clay
    and at Provencial. Blustery northwest winds, ushering
    cold air into western Kansas and into northwest Texas,
    gusted to 46 mph at Hill City KS.
    In 1988 Fair weather prevailed across much of the nation for
    Election Day. Midland TX equalled their record for
    November with an afternoon high of 89 degrees, and the
    record high of 87 degrees at Roswell NM was their fifth
    in eight days.
    In 1989 Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along and
    ahead of a cold front produced severe weather from
    northern Louisiana into central Georgia. Thunderstorms
    spawned three tornadoes, and there were sixty-four
    reports of large hail or damaging winds. A late
    afternoon thunderstorm in central Georgia spawned
    a tornado which killed one person and injured eight
    others at Pineview. Late afternoon thunderstorms in
    central Mississippi produced baseball size hail around
    Jackson, and wind gusts to 70 mph at Walnut Grove.
    In 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical
    cyclones ever observed, made landfall in the Philippines.
    It's estimated it had sustained winds of 195 mph, and
    gusts to 235 mph at landfall...the equivalent of an
    intense category 5 hurricane. The storm was so large in
    diameter, that clouds from it were affecting two-thirds
    of the country, which extended over 1150 miles. Over
    10,000 perished in the storm.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Nov 9 00:00:56 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday November 9, 2020.
    This is the 314th day of the year, there are 52 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1913 The "freshwater fury", a rapidly deepening cyclone,
    caused unpredicted gales on the Great Lakes. Eight large
    ore carriers on Lake Erie sank drowning 270 sailors.
    Cleveland OH reported 17.4 inches of snow in 24 hours,
    and a total of 22.2 inches, both all-time records for
    that location. During the storm, winds at Cleveland
    averaged 50 mph, with gusts to 79 mph. The storm
    produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Buffalo NY, and buried
    Pickens WV under three feet of snow. (9th-11th)
    In 1926 A tornado in Charles County of southern Maryland killed
    17 persons.
    In 1982 Seven tornadoes touched down in southern California,
    three of which began as waterspouts. The waterspouts
    moved ashore at Point Mugu, Malibu, and Long Beach. The
    Long Beach tornado traveled inland ten miles causing much
    damage.
    In 1987 Showers and gusty winds associated with a cold front
    helped extinguish forest fires in the Appalachian Region
    and clear out smoke in the eastern U.S. Thunderstorms
    produced locally heavy rains from eastern Texas to the
    Tennessee Valley. Longview TX received 3.12 inches of
    rain, including two inches in two hours, Tupelo MS was
    soaked with 2.80 inches of rain.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a strong cold front
    produced severe weather from eastern Oklahoma to central
    Indiana. Hail more than two inches in diameter was
    reported around Tulsa OK.
    In 1989 High winds prevailed along the eastern slopes of the
    Rockies from the afternoon of the 8th into the early
    morning hours of the 9th. Winds of 50 to 80 mph
    prevailed across the northwest chinook area of Wyoming,
    with gusts to 100 mph. Winds in Colorado gusted to
    97 mph at Fritz Peak (located near Rollinsville) the
    evening of the 8th, and early in the morning on the 9th,
    gusted to 78 mph west of Fort Collins.
    In 1999 What a difference a year makes!! Sunny skies and highs
    in the 70s for the northern plains...while a blizzard
    was raging just one year earlier over the same area.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Nov 10 00:00:59 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday November 10, 2020.
    This is the 315th day of the year, there are 51 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1915 An unusually late season tornado struck the central
    Kansas town of Great Bend killing eleven persons along
    its 35 mile track. The tornado destroyed 160 homes in
    Great Bend and caused a million dollars damage. Hundreds
    of dead ducks dropped from the sky northeast of the
    track's end.
    In 1975 Another "freshwater fury" hit the Great Lakes. A large
    ore carrier on Lake Superior, the Edmund Fitzgerald, sank
    near Crisp Point with the loss of its crew of 29 men.
    Eastern Upper Michigan and coastal Lower Michigan were
    hardest hit by the storm, which produced wind gusts to 71
    at Sault Ste Marie MI, and gusts to 78 mph at Grand
    Rapids MI. Severe land and road erosion occurred along
    the Lake Michigan shoreline. A popular hit song by
    Gordon Lightfoot was inspired by the storm.
    In 1987 A cold front brought snow to the Appalachian Region and
    freezing temperatures to the central U.S. Up to nine
    inches of snow blanketed Garrett County of extreme
    western Maryland. Freezing temperatures were reported as
    far south as El Paso TX and San Angelo TX. Gale force
    winds lashed the Middle Atlantic Coast and the coast of
    southern New England. Thunderstorms brought fire
    quenching rains to Alabama, and produced large hail and
    damaging winds in eastern North Carolina. Ahead of the
    cold front, seven cities in Florida and Georgia reported
    record high temperatures for the date as readings warmed
    into the 80s.
    In 1988 Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure
    system in southeastern Ontario buffeted the northeastern
    U.S., with the Lower Great Lakes Region hardest hit.
    Winds in western New York State gusted to 68 mph at
    Buffalo, to 69 mph at Niagra Falls, and to 78 mph at
    Brockport. Four persons were injured at Rome NY when a
    tree was blown onto their car.
    In 1989 Strong southwesterly winds prevailed along the eastern
    slopes of the Rockies in Montana and Wyoming. Winds of
    80 to 90 mph prevailed across the northwest chinook zone
    of Montana, with gusts to 112 mph. Unseasonably warm
    weather accompanied the high winds. Shortly after
    midnight the temperature at Kalispell MT reached a record
    59 degrees. Windy and wet weather prevailed across
    Washington State. Strong southerly winds gusted to 70 mph
    at Rattlesnake Ridge, near Hanford. Six rivers in western
    Washington State rose above flood stage between the 9th
    and the 11th of the month, following eight days of moderate
    to heavy rain. Rainfall over the western slopes of the
    Cascade Mountains between the 3rd and the 10th ranged from
    14 to 24 inches. High freezing levels also caused the early
    snowpack to melt, adding to the runoff in the rain swollen
    rivers. Damage was heaviest in Whatcom County, where the
    Nooksack River caused nearly six million dollars damage,
    mostly to roads and bridges.
    In 1999 Snowplows had to be called out in Eden Prarie, MN to clean
    up after a hailstorm.
    In 2002 (9th-11th) A widespread severe weather and tornado outbreak
    affected a large area from Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana
    eastward across the Mississippi River, to the east coast.
    One tornado late on the 9th blew out the windows of a law
    enforcement vehicle in Crittenden County, Arkansas. Coverage
    and intensity both increased dramatically on the 10th, with
    Tornado Watches and Tornado Warnings covering areas from
    Pennsylvania southwest to Louisiana on the 10th. Damage was
    widespread, with many injuries and fatalities across several
    states. An F-4 tornado struck Van Wert, Ohio. Mossy Grove,
    Tennessee, northwest of Knoxville, was all but destroyed.
    Preliminary reports showed at least 56 tornadoes, and 44
    fatalities.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Nov 11 00:00:54 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday November 11, 2020.
    This is the 316th day of the year, there are 50 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1911 The central U.S. experienced perhaps its most dramatic
    cold wave of record. During the early morning hours
    temperatures across the Central Plains ranged from
    68 degrees at Kansas City to 4 above atNorth Platte NE.
    In Kansas City, the temperature warmed to a record
    76 degrees by late morning before the arctic front moved
    in from the northwest. Skies become overcast, winds
    shifted to the northwest, and the mercury began to plummet.
    By early afternoon it was cold enough to snow, and by
    midnight the temperature had dipped to a record cold
    reading of 11 degrees above zero. Oklahoma City also
    established a record high of 83 degrees and record low of
    17 degrees that same day (11/11/11). In southeastern
    Kansas, the temperature at Independence plunged from 83
    degrees to 33 degrees in just one hour. The arctic cold
    front produced severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in the
    Mississippi Valley, a blizzard in the Ohio Valley, and a
    dust storm in Oklahoma. Of particular note, Zanesville,
    Wisconsin had an F-4 tornado, and blizzard conditions an
    hour later.
    In 1940 An Armistice Day storm raged across the Great Lakes
    Region and the Upper Midwest. A blizzard left 49 dead in
    Minnesota, and gales on Lake Michigan caused ship wrecks
    resulting in another 59 deaths. Up to 17 inches of snow
    fell in Iowa, and at Duluth MN the barometric pressure
    reached 28.66 inches. The blizzard claimed a total of
    154 lives, and in Iowa, killed thousands of cattle.
    Whole towns were isolated by huge snowdrifts.
    In 1955 An early arctic outbreak set many November temperature
    records across Oregon and Washington. The severe cold
    damaged shrubs and fruit trees. Readings plunged to near
    zero in western Washington, and dipped to 19 degrees
    below zero in the eastern part of the state.
    In 1987 A deepening low pressure system brought heavy snow to the
    east central U.S. The Veteran's Day storm produced up to
    17 inches of snow in the Washington D.C. area snarling
    traffic and closing schools and airports. Afternoon
    thunderstorms produced five inches of snow in three
    hours. Gale force winds lashed the Middle and Northern
    Atlantic Coast. Norfolk VA reported their earliest
    measurable snow in 99 years of records.
    In 1988 Low pressure brought snow to parts of the Rocky Mountain
    Region. Totals in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern
    Colorado ranged up to 10 inches at Summitville. Evening
    thunderstorms produced large hail in central Oklahoma and
    north central Texas.
    In 1989 Veteran's Day was an unseasonably warm one across much of
    the nation east of the Rockies. Temperatures warmed into
    the 70s and 80s from the Southern and Central Plains to
    the southern half of the Atlantic coast. Thirty-four
    cities reported record high temperatures for the date,
    including Saint Louis MO with a reading of 85 degrees.
    Calico Rock AR and Gilbert AR reported record highs of 87
    degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Nov 12 00:01:08 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday November 12, 2020.
    This is the 317th day of the year, there are 49 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1906 The mercury soared to 106 degrees at Craftonville CA,
    a November record for the U.S.
    In 1959 Between Noon on the 11th and Noon on the 12th, a winter
    storm buried Helena MT under 21.5 inches of snow, which
    surpassed their previous 24 hour record by seven inches.
    In 1968 A severe coastal storm produced high winds and record
    early snows from Georgia to Maine. Winds reached 90 mph
    in Massachusetts, and ten inches of snow blanketed
    interior Maine.
    In 1974 A great Alaska storm in the Bering Sea caused the worst
    coastal flooding of memory at Nome AK with a tide of 13.2
    feet. The flooding caused 12 million dollars damage,
    however no lives are lost.
    In 1987 Heavy snow spread across much of New England. Totals in
    Massachusetts ranged up to 14 inches in Plymouth County.
    The seven inch total at the Logan Airport in Boston was
    their highest of record for so early in the season, and
    the 9.7 inch total at Providence RI was a record for
    November. Roads were clogged with traffic and made
    impassable as snowplow operators were caught unprepared
    for the early season snowstorm.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced
    severe weather in the Lower Mississippi Valley during the
    afternoon and early evening hours. Thunderstorms
    produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Bovina MS. Morning
    thunderstorms drenched Atlanta TX with more than four
    inches of rain.
    In 1989 Thirty-three cities reported record high temperatures for
    the date as readings soared into the 70s and 80s from the
    Southern and Central Plains to the Southern and Middle
    Atlantic Coast Region. The afternoon high of 80 degrees
    at Scottsbluff NE was a record for November, and highs of
    76 degrees at Rapid City SD and 81 degrees at Chattanooga
    TN were the warmest of record for so late in the season.
    In 1990 Typhoon Mike, the worst of 14 typhoons to strike the
    Philippines in 1990, wrecked over 600,000 homes and
    killed 436.
    In 2003 (12th-13th) Deadly windstorms gusting to over 70 mph swept
    across the Midwestern and Eastern U.S., knocking out power
    to nearly a million customers, and bringing heavy flooding.
    A motorist who drove past a roadblock was swept away by a
    a creek in West Virginia...and in New York, a tree fell
    onto a car, killing the driver. A Virginia teenager was
    seriously injured when a tree fell on her as she waited for
    a school bus. In the Watts, South Gate, and Compton
    neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California, a freak storm
    dropped 5 inches of rain and hail in under 2 hours. Drifts
    of hail were up to 2 feet deep in places, and some vehicle
    doors couldn't even be opened because of it. Near the
    Detroit, Michigan Airport, a live power line fell across
    Interstate 94, creating a monster traffic jam. Waves up to
    16 feet were recorded on Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. In
    Wooster, Ohio, seven people were injured when a tornado
    damaged a Rubbermaid plant. In Loudendale, West Virginia,
    water over 4 feet deep carried off a 3000 gallon kerosene
    tank that was outside a store.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Nov 13 00:00:58 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday November 13, 2020.
    This is the 318th day of the year, there are 48 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1933 The first dust storm of the great dust bowl era of the
    1930s occurred. The dust storm, which had spread from
    Montana to the Ohio Valley the day before, prevailed from
    Georgia to Maine resulting in a black rain over New York
    and a brown snow in Vermont. Parts of South Dakota,
    Minnesota and Iowa reported zero visibility on the 12th.
    On the 13th, dust reduced the visibility to half a mile
    in Tennessee.
    In 1946 General Electric scientists produced snow in the
    Massachusetts Berkshires in the first modern day cloud
    seeding experiment.
    In 1953 Strong southeasterly winds associated with a Pacific cold
    front reached 70 mph at Sacramento CA to equal their all-
    time record. The previous record had been established in
    a similar weather pattern on December 12th of the
    previous year.
    In 1981 A powerful cyclone brought high winds to Oregon and
    Washington. The cyclone, which formed about 1000 miles
    west of San Francisco, intensified rapidly as it
    approached the Oregon coast with the central pressure
    reaching 28.22 inches (956 millibars). A wind trace from
    the Whiskey Run Turbine Site, about 12 miles south of
    Coos Bay in Oregon, showed peak gusts to 97 mph fifty
    feet above ground level. The wind caused widespread
    damage in Washington and Oregon, with 12 deaths reported.
    As much as four feet of snow fell in the Sierra Nevada
    Range of northern California.
    In 1987 A storm moving off the Pacific Ocean produced rain and
    gale force winds along the northern and central Pacific
    coast, and heavy snow in the Cascade Mountains. Cold
    weather prevailed in the southeastern U.S. Five cities
    reported record low temperatures for the date, including
    Asheville NC with a reading of 21 degrees.
    In 1988 Low pressure brought rain and snow and gusty winds to the
    northeastern U.S. A thunderstorm drenched Agawam MA with
    1.25 inches of rain in fifteen minutes. Winds gusted to
    58 mph at Nantucket MA.
    In 1989 Thirty-two cities in the central and eastern U.S.
    reported record high temperatures for the date as
    readings warmed into the 70s as far north as Michigan and
    Pennsylvania. Afternoon highs in the 80s were reported
    from the Southern Plains to the southern Atlantic coast.
    Columbia SC reported a record high of 86 degrees, and the
    high of 71 degrees at Flint MI was their warmest of
    record for so late in the season.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Nov 14 00:01:07 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday November 14, 2020.
    This is the 319th day of the year, there are 47 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1964 With the help of a fresh three inch cover of snow, the
    temperature at Ely NV dipped to 15 degrees below zero to
    establish an all-time record low for the month of
    November. That record of -15 degrees was later equalled
    on the 19th of November in 1985.
    In 1974 A storm produced 15 inches of snow at the Buffalo NY
    airport, and 30 inches on the south shore of Lake Erie.
    In 1986 An early season cold wave set more than 200 records from
    the northwestern U.S. to the east coast over a seven day
    period. For some places it proved to be the coldest
    weather of the winter season.
    In 1987 The first major snowstorm of the season hit the Southern
    and Central Rockies, producing 12 inches at the Brian
    Head ski resort in Utah overnight. Strong and gusty
    winds associated with the storm reached 52 mph at Ruidoso
    NM. In the eastern U.S...the temperature at Washington
    D.C. soared to 68 degrees, just three days after being
    buried under more than a foot of snow.
    In 1988 A massive storm produced snow and gusty winds in the
    western U.S., with heavy snow in some of the higher
    elevations. Winds gusted to 66 mph at Show Low AZ,
    and Donner Summit, located in the Sierra Nevada Range of
    California, was buried under 23 inches of snow. Heavy
    rain soaked parts of California, with 3.19 inches
    reported at Blue Canyon.
    In 1989 Unseasonably warm weather prevailed east of the Rockies.
    Temperatures reached 70 degrees as far north as New
    England, and readings in the 80s were reported across the
    southeast quarter of the nation. Nineteen cities
    reported record high temperatures for the date. For the
    second time in the month Dallas/Fort Worth TX equalled
    their record for November with an afternoon high of 89
    degrees. The high of 91 degrees at Waco TX was their
    warmest of record for so late in the season. Heavy snow
    blanketed parts of Wyoming overnight, with twelve inches
    reported at Cody, and ten inches at Yellowstone Park.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Nov 15 10:43:30 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday November 15, 2020.
    This is the 320th day of the year, there are 46 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1900 A record lake-effect snowstorm at Watertown NY produced
    45 inches in 24 hours. The storm total was 49 inches.
    (14th-15th)
    In 1967 A surprise snow and ice coating paralyzed Boston during
    the evening rush hour.
    In 1987 Thunderstorms spawned twenty-two tornadoes in eastern
    Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. A tornado moving out
    of northeastern Texas killed one person and injured
    ninety-six others around Shreveport LA causing more than
    five million dollars damage. Tornadoes in Texas claimed
    ten lives, and injured 191 persons. A tornado caused
    more than nineteen million dollars damage around
    Palestine TX. Severe thunderstorms spawned 18 tornadoes in
    Mississippi and seven in Georgia the next day, and
    thunderstorms in southeastern Texas produced wind gusts
    to 102 mph at Galveston, and wind gusts to 110 mph at Bay
    City, killing one person; with a total of 49 tornadoes
    in the south central U.S. in 2 days. The tornadoes claimed
    11 lives, injured 303 persons, and caused more than seventy
    million dollars damage. Lightning accompanied a blizzard
    in WI, setting 3 separate destructive fires while snow blew.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Oklahoma
    and northeastern Texas to northern Indiana and southern
    Wisconsin from mid morning through the predawn hours of
    the following day. Thunderstorms spawned forty-four
    tornadoes, including thirteen in Missouri, and there were
    more than two hundred reports of large hail or damaging
    winds. A tornado in central Arkansas hit Scott and Lonoke
    killing five people, injuring sixty others, and causing
    fifteen million dollars damage. Another tornado hit
    Southside AR killing one person, injuring ten others, and
    causing more than two million dollars damage, and
    a tornado near Clarksville AR injured nine persons and
    caused more than two million dollars damage. A tornado
    moving through the southwest part of Topeka KS injured
    22 persons and caused nearly four million dollars damage.
    A tornado near Jane MO killed one person and injured 12
    others, and a tornado moving across the southwest part of
    O'Fallon MO injured ten persons. Severe thunderstorms also
    produced hail three and a half inches in diameter east of
    Denison TX, and wind gusts to 85 mph at Kirksville MO.
    In 1989 For the third year in a row there was a major outbreak of
    severe weather on November 15th. Thunderstorms
    developing along a powerful cold front began to produce
    severe weather in the Middle Mississippi Valley before
    sunrise, and by early the next morning thunderstorms had
    spawned seventeen tornadoes east of the Mississippi
    River, with a total of 350 reports of severe weather.
    There were one hundred reports of damaging winds in
    Georgia, and five tornadoes, and there were another four
    tornadoes in Alabama. Hardest hit was Huntsville AL
    where a violent tornado killed twenty-one persons,
    injured 463 others, and caused one hundred million
    dollars damage. Thunderstorms in Kentucky produced hail
    three inches in diameter in Grayson County, and wind
    gusts to 110 mph at Flaherty. Thunderstorms produced
    severe weather in the eastern U.S. through the morning and
    afternoon hours. Severe thunderstorms spawned twenty-three
    tornadoes, and there were 164 reports of damaging winds.
    There were fourteen tornadoes in New Jersey, central and
    eastern New York, and eastern Pennsylvania, and 122 reports
    of damaging winds. A tornado at Coldenham NY killed nine
    school children and injured eighteen others, and thunderstorm
    winds gusted to 100 mph at Malvern PA. Thunderstorms spawned a
    total of thirty-nine tornadoes east of the Great Plains in 2
    days, and there 499 reports of large hail and damaging winds.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Nov 16 00:01:01 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday November 16, 2020.
    This is the 321st day of the year, there are 45 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1958 More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ.
    The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in
    progress. A weather observing station located 14 miles
    northeast of Lincoln MT reported a reading of 53 degrees
    below zero, which established an all-time record low
    temperature for the nation for the month of November.
    Their high that day was one degree above zero.
    In 1987 High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions
    across parts of eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68
    mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals ranged up to 37 inches
    at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to 14
    degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in
    Louisiana drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain
    in thirty hours, with an unofficial total of 21.21 inches
    north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana caused five
    to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th)
    In 1988 A powerful low pressure system in the north central U.S.
    produced high winds across the Great Lakes Region, with
    wind gusts to 60 mph reported at Chicago IL. Heavy snow
    blanketed much of Minnesota, with eleven inches reproted
    at International Falls.
    In 1989 9 students died when a "weak" tornado wrecked a cafeteria
    wall, making it the deadliest weak tornado in US history.
    Snow and gusty winds invaded the north central U.S. Winds
    gusting to 40 mph produced wind chill readings as cold as
    25 degrees below zero, and blizzard conditions were
    reported in Nebraska during the late morning hours. High
    winds around a powerful low pressure system produced
    squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Winds gusted to 63
    mph at Whitefish Point MI, and snowfall totals in
    Michigan ranged up to 19 inches at Hart, north of
    Muskegon. (15th-16th)
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Nov 17 00:00:56 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday November 17, 2020.
    This is the 322nd day of the year, there are 44 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1869 Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire
    and Green Mountains of New England causing extensive
    forest and structural damage.
    In 1927 A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and
    southeastern Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The
    tornado struck the Naval Air Station where a wind gust of
    93 mph is recorded. A waterspout was seen over the
    Potomac River ninety minutes later.
    In 1953 The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees,
    their warmest reading of record for so late in the
    autumn.
    In 1987 A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the
    Monarch ski resort in Colorado, with 14 inches reported
    at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning thunderstorms in
    the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
    inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes
    Region gusted to 49 mph at Johnstown PA.
    In 1988 Another in a series of storms brought heavy snow to
    the mountains of the western U.S. Totals ranged up to
    17 inches at Bob Scott Summit in Nevada. Winds around
    Reno NV gusted to 80 mph. The Alta and Sundance ski
    resorts in Utah received 14 inches of snow.
    In 1989 Freezing temperatures overspread the southeastern U.S. in
    the wake of the severe weather outbreak of the previous
    two days. Eight cities reported record low temperatures
    for the date, including Gilbert AR with a reading of 8
    degrees. A fast moving storm blanketed the Great Lakes
    Region and Upper Ohio Valley with snow during the night.
    Totals ranged up to 12 inches at Pellston MI and Little
    Valley NY.
    In 1999 Hurricane Lenny, approached category 5 status with 150
    mph winds, as it slammed into the northeast Caribbean.
    The storm moved from west to east, developing a few days
    earlier west of Jamaica...an unprecedented event.
    In 2002 A winterlike storm hit much of New England, with New
    Jersey receiving significant ice accumulations. At one
    time, over 87,000 homes were without power.
    In 2003 Thunderstorms with heavy rain and strong wind swept across
    the Houston, TX area. Parts of Houston received as much as
    10 inches of rain in 24 hours, with several bayous and
    creeks overflowing causing severe flooding. Several units
    at a Houston apartment complex lost their roofs from a
    possible tornado (several tornadoes were observed around
    the area). In nearby Sugarland, TX, 16 people were injured
    in weather related auto accidents...most from the strong
    winds blowing their vehicles off of the road.
    In 2013 A major severe weather outbreak occurred from the Upper
    Midwest through the Middle Mississipi Valley, into the
    Tennessee and Ohio Valley region. Numerous reports of
    severe weather...including tornadoes and damaging winds...
    were noted in many areas...with some of the tornadoes and
    damaging winds termed as "significant". Widespread damage,
    as well as numerous injuries and fatalities occurred across
    several states. An NFL game in Chicago was delayed by the
    severe weather in the area. Storms were moving at nearly 80
    in some cases...and with some of the tornadoes, there were
    "debris balls" noted on radar. Several vehicles were also
    overturned, due to the high winds. Preliminary data had
    over 400 severe weather reports...and around 80 of those
    were tornadoes. One tornado that hit Washington County,
    was rated as an EF-4.
    In 2014 (17th-21st) The Lake Effect Snow Machine was in high gear
    on the eastern shore of Lake Erie. Five to more than seven
    feet of snow (almost a years worth), piled up just south
    and east of Buffalo, New York. Buildings collapsed under
    the weight of the snow. At least 13 people died.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Nov 18 00:00:56 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday November 18, 2020.
    This is the 323rd day of the year, there are 43 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1873 A severe storm raged from Georgia to Nova Scotia causing
    great losses to fishing fleets along the coast. In
    Maine, the barometric pressure reached 28.49 inches at
    Portland.
    In 1955 An early season cold snap finally came to an end. Helena
    MT experienced 138 consecutive hours of subzero
    temperatures, including a reading of 29 below zero, which
    surpassed by seven degrees their previous record for the
    month of November. Missoula MT broke their November
    record by 12 degrees with a reading of 23 below zero, and
    Salt Lake City UT smashed their previous November record
    of zero with a reading of 14 below. Heavy snow in the
    Great Basin closed Donner Pass CA, and total crop damage
    from the cold wave amounted to eleven million dollars.
    In 1957 A tornado, 100 yards in width, travelled a nearly
    "straight as an arrow" 27-mile path from near Rosa AL to
    near Albertville AL, killing three persons. A home in
    the Susan Moore community in Blount County was picked up
    and dropped 500 feet away killing one person.
    In 1979 (14th-18th): 40" of rain was measured over the northeast
    Hawaii islands, flooding 90% of Waipo Valley farmland.
    In 1986 The first of two successive snowstorms struck the
    northeastern U.S. The storm produced up to 20 inches of
    snow in southern New Hampshire. Two days later a second
    storm produced up to 30 inches of snow in northern Maine.
    In 1987 It was a windy day across parts of the nation.
    Gale force winds whipped the Great Lakes Region.
    Winds gusting to 80 mph in western New York State damaged
    buildings and flipped over flat-bed trailers
    at Churchville. In Montana, high winds in the Upper
    Yellowstone Valley gusted to 64 mph at Livingston.
    Strong Santa Ana winds buffeted the mountains and valleys
    of southern California.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms developing along a warm front drenched
    Little Rock AR with 7.01 inches of rain, smashing their
    previous record for the date of 1.91 inches.
    In 1989 A second surge of arctic air brought record cold to parts
    of the north central U.S. Eleven cities in the Upper
    Midwest reported record low temperatures for the date,
    including Rochester MN with a reading of 4 below zero.
    Strong winds ushering the arctic air into the north
    central U.S. produced squalls in the Lower Great Lakes
    Region. Snowfall totals in northern Ohio ranged up to
    twenty inches in Ashatabula County and Geauga County.
    In 2003 (17th-18th) Strong thunderstorms with heavy rain and hail
    affected much of Arkansas. Storm totals were from 2 to over
    5 inches of rain, with several areas of flooding. An upper
    level low with a cold front on the 18th produced large hail
    in several areas of the state. The storm system also
    spawned tornadoes in Alabama and Mississippi.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Nov 19 00:02:06 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday November 19, 2020.
    This is the 324th day of the year, there are 42 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1921 The Columbia Gorge ice storm finally came to an end. In
    Oregon, 54 inches of snow, sleet and glaze blocked the
    Columbia River Highway at the Dalles. Apart from traffic
    on the river itself, all transportation between Walla
    Walla WA and Portland OR came to a halt. Nine trains
    were stopped as railroads were blocked for several days.
    In 1957 Nineteen inches of snow covered the ground at Cresco IA,
    a record November snow depth for the state.
    In 1981 An unusually early snowstorm struck the Twin Cities
    of Minnesota, with as much as a foot of snow reported.
    The weight of the heavy snow caused the newly inflated
    fabric dome of the Hubert Humphrey Metrodome in downtown
    Minneapolis to collapse and rip.
    In 1987 A sharp cold front pushed across the Great Lakes Region
    and the Mississippi Valley. Northwest winds gusting to
    50 mph in Iowa caused some property damage around
    Ottumwa, and wind chill readings reached 16 degrees below
    zero at Hibbing MN. Showers and thunderstorms over
    Florida produced 5.80 inches of rain in six hours at
    Cocoa Beach.
    In 1988 Strong thunderstorms developed during the mid morning
    hours and produced severe weather across eastern Texas
    and the Lower Mississippi Valley into the wee hours of
    the night. Thunderstorms spawned twenty-one tornadoes,
    including thirteen in Mississippi. One tornado killed
    two persons and injured eleven others at Nettleton MS,
    and another tornado injured eight persons at Tuscaloosa
    AL. Thunderstorms produced baseball size hail in east
    Texas and northern Louisiana, and Summit MS was deluged
    with six inches of rain in four hours.
    In 1989 Gale force winds continued to produce squalls in the
    Lower Great Lakes Region early in the day. Snowfall
    totals in western New York State reached 24 inches in
    southern Lewis County, with 21 inches at Highmarket.
    Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the Northern
    and Central Plains Region. Eight cities reported record
    high temperatures for the date, including Denver CO with
    a reading of 79 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Nov 20 00:01:03 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday November 20, 2020.
    This is the 325th day of the year, there are 41 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1869 A second great windstorm in three days struck Vermont and
    New York blowing railroad trains off their tracks.
    In 1900 An unusual tornado outbreak in the Lower Mississippi
    Valley resulted in 73 deaths and extensive damage across
    Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
    In 1914 The high temperature of 28 degrees at Atlanta GA was
    their earliest daily high below the freezing mark.
    In 1979 A blizzard struck Cheyenne WY producing a record
    19.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, and a record total of
    25.6 inches, in 40 hours. Strong winds created huge
    drifts stopping all transportation. (19th-21st)
    In 1981 At Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport, a weak tornado
    tore an engine off a taxiing DC-8.
    In 1987 Blustery northwest winds created snow squalls in the
    Great Lakes Region and the Upper Ohio Valley. Snowfall
    totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 18 inches at
    Paradise. Lake City MI received 9.5 inches of snow in
    four and a half hours. Up to a foot of snow blanketed
    Oswego County in western New York State. Strong winds
    produced wind chill readings as cold as 22 degrees below
    zero at Duluth MN.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a fast moving cold
    front produced severe weather in the Upper Ohio Valley
    and the Middle Atlantic Coast Region during the afternoon
    and early evening. Thunderstorm winds gusted to 69 mph
    at Kennedy Airport in New York City, and winds along the
    cold front itself gusted to 56 mph at Cincinnati OH. The
    same storm produced snow in Kansas, Missouri and
    Illinois, with eight inches reported at Rolla MO.
    In 1989 Low pressure brought thunderstorms and high winds to the
    northeastern U.S. There were 193 reports of damaging
    winds with thunderstorms in New York State, Pennsylvania
    and New Jersey. Tornadoes touched down near Seaside Park
    NJ and McAlevys Port PA. Winds with thunderstorms gusted
    to 92 mph at Poughkeepsie NY, and reached 94 mph at
    Newburgh NY. High winds in the Washington D.C. area,
    gusting to 73 mph, resulted in one death.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Nov 21 00:01:40 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday November 21, 2020.
    This is the 326th day of the year, there are 40 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1798 A four day storm was in progress in the northeastern U.S.
    The storm dropped a foot of snow on New York City and New
    Haven, and as much as three feet in Maine and New
    Hampshire. The snowstorm ushered in a long and severe
    winter, in some places the ground remained covered with
    snow until the following May.
    In 1967 Excessive rains in southern California caused the most
    severe flooding and the most damaging mudslides in
    33 years. Downtown Los Angeles received eight inches of
    rain, and 14 inches fell in the mountains.
    In 1985 Hurricane Kate made landfall during the evening hours
    near Mexico Beach FL. Wind gusts to 100 mph were
    reported at Cape San Blas FL. It was the latest
    known hurricane to hit the U.S. so far north.
    In 1987 Squalls in the Lower Great Lakes Region and the Upper
    Ohio Valley produced 14 inches of snow at Snowshoe WV,
    and nearly eight inches at Syracuse NY. Eleven cities in
    the eastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the
    date. Record lows included 21 at Pinson AL, 9 at
    Syracuse NY, and 8 at Binghmaton NY. Gale force winds
    lashed the Middle and Northern Atlantic Coast, and the
    strong northwesterly winds produced wind chill readings
    as cold as 30 degrees below zero. Winds gusting to 60
    mph at Trumansburg NY toppled a chimney onto a nearby
    truck.
    In 1988 High winds accompanied rain and snow in the northeastern
    U.S. Caribou ME received eight inches of snow in six
    hours, and Fort Kent ME was blanketed with a total of
    fourteen inches of snow.
    In 1989 The storm which produced thunderstorms and high winds in
    the northeastern U.S. the previous day, produced snow and
    high winds in New England, with blizzard conditions
    reported in Maine. Winds gusted to 55 mph at Boston MA,
    and reached 58 mph at Augusta ME. Hurricane force winds
    were reported off the coast of Maine. Snowfall totals
    ranged up to 18 inches at Vanceboro ME, with 17 inches at
    South Lincoln VT. There were thirty-five storm-related
    injuries in Maine.
    In 2000 The Lake Effect Snow Machine was in full force across the
    Great Lakes, with many cities receiving huge snow amounts.
    Buffalo, NY got over 2 feet of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Nov 22 14:19:29 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday November 22, 2020.
    This is the 327th day of the year, there are 39 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1641 An observer at Boston MA recorded a "great tempest of
    wind and rain from the southeast all night, as fierce as
    a hurricane, and thereupon followed the highest tide
    which we have seen since our arrival here".
    In 1957 Extremely destructive Santa Ana winds blew from Oxnard to
    San Diego and inland parts of southern California. The
    high winds produced a 28,000 acre brush fire on a 40-mile
    front west of Crystal Lake. People were ordered off
    streets in some areas due to flying debris. (21st-22nd)
    In 1987 Eight cities in the eastern U.S. reported record low
    temperatures for the date. Elkins WV, reported a low of
    5 degrees above zero. Gale force winds continued along
    the Northern Atlantic Coast.
    In 1988 Wet and windy weather prevailed across the western U.S.,
    with heavy snow in some of the higher elevations. Winds
    gusted to 62 mph at Vedauwoo WY, and reached 75 mph at
    Tillamook OR. Shelter Cove CA was drenched with 4.37
    inches of rain in 24 hours.
    In 1989 Strong northerly winds produced squalls along the shore
    of Lake Michigan, with heavy snow in extreme southeast
    Wisconsin. Milwaukee WI received nine inches of snow,
    and in Racine County there were more than one hundred
    automobile accidents.
    In 2011 Hurricane Mitch became the strongest late season
    hurricane in the Eastern Pacific basin, as a category
    4 storm with 145 mph winds...although it was no threat
    to land.
    In 2016 Hurricane Otto became the latest hurricane formation on
    in the Caribbean Sea, eclipsing the mark of Martha (1969)
    by about a day. Otto went into central America on
    Thanksgiving Day, just north of San Juan De Nicaragua,
    as the southernmost landfalling hurricane in central
    America on record. He then remerged into the Eastern
    Pacific Ocean as a tropical storm on the 25th, before
    eventually dissipating. (22nd to 26th).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Nov 23 00:00:59 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday November 23, 2020.
    This is the 328th day of the year, there are 38 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1909 Rattlesnake Creek in Idaho was deluged with 7.17 inches
    of rain in 24 hours to establish a state record.
    In 1943 Northern New Hampshire was in the grips of a record
    snowstorm which left a total of 55 inches at Berlin, and
    56 inches at Randolph. The 56 inch total at Randolph
    established a 24 hour snowfall record for the state. In
    Maine, Middle Dam received a record 35 inches of snow in
    24 hours.
    In 1978 A cyclone struck Batticaloa, killing 1500. It was Sri Lanka's
    worst weather disaster since their records began in 1891.
    In 1987 Rain and gale force winds prevailed along the Northern
    Pacific coast. Quillayute WA received 1.57 inches of
    rain in 24 hours, including .90 inch in six hours. Heavy
    snow fell over northern Oregon and the Cascade Mountains
    of Washington State. Temperatures began to moderate in
    the eastern U.S. following a bitterly cold weekend.
    In 1988 Low pressure crossing the Great Basin brought wintry
    weather to parts of the western U.S. Up to a foot of
    snow blanketed Yellowstone Park, and winds gusted to
    70 mph at Casper WY, and reached 95 mph near Reno NV. Up
    to seven inches of rain was reported in the Grass Valley
    and Nevada City area of California. Paradise CA was
    soaked with 5.37 inches of rain in 24 hours.
    In 1989 Low pressure tracking across the Carolinas brought heavy
    rain to parts of the Southern Atlantic Coast Region for
    Thanksgiving Day, and blanketed the Middle Atlantic Coast
    States and southern New England with heavy snow. The
    storm produced up to nine inches of snow over Long Island
    NY, and up to 14 inches over Cape Cod MA, at Yarmouth.
    Totals of 4.7 inches at New York City and 6.0 inches at
    Newark NJ were records for Thanksgiving Day, the 8.0 inch
    total at Providence RI was a record for any given day in
    November, and the 6.5 inch total at Strasburg CT was a
    record for the month of November as a whole.
    In 2000 (23rd-24th) Much of the southern plains was inundated
    by flooding rains, and some areas got severe weather.
    Several parts of Arkansas got over 4 inches of rain.
    In 2001 For the second year in a row, Arkansas and adjacent states
    were hit by severe weather on the same days. Several tornadic
    thunderstorms along with an intense squall line traversed the
    state, resulting in heavy damage, along with some injuries and
    fatalities; although rainfall wasn't as impressive as
    the year before. (23rd-24th).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Nov 24 00:00:59 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday November 24, 2020.
    This is the 329th day of the year, there are 37 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1812 Southwesterly winds of hurricane force sank ships and
    unroofed buildings at Philadelphia and New York City.
    In 1863 The "battle above the clouds" was fought on Lookout
    Mountain near Chattanooga. Pre-frontal clouds obscured
    the upper battlefield aiding a Union victory.
    In 1923 Yale beat Harvard during a rain-soaked football game in
    Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    In 1950 The temperature at Chicago IL dipped to 2 below zero
    to equal their record for the month established on the
    29th in 1872. On the first of the month that year
    Chicago established a record high for November with a
    reading of 81 degrees.
    In 1982 Hurricane Iwa lashed the Hawaiian Islands of Niihau,
    Kauai, and Oahu with high winds and surf. Winds gusting
    to 120 mph caused extensive shoreline damage. Damage
    totalled 150 million dollars on Kauai, and fifty million
    dollars on Oahu. The peak storm surge on the south shore
    was six to eight feet. It marked the first time in 25
    years that Hawaii had been affected by a hurricane.
    In 1987 Showers and thunderstorms produced heavy rain in southern
    Missouri, southeast Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma.
    Flooding was reported in Greene County of southwestern
    Missouri. Springfield MO was drenched with more than six
    inches of rain. Thunderstorms over southern Texas
    produced more than eight inches of rain in Caldwell
    County and Hayes County, and thunderstorms over south
    central Oklahoma produced one inch hail at Temple twice
    within an hour.
    In 1988 Low pressure brought heavy snow and high winds to the
    Northern and Central Rockies. Snowfall totals in
    Colorado ranged up to 40 inches at Wolf Creek Pass, with
    27 inches falling in 24 hours. Telluride CO received 32
    inches of snow, and winds atop Mines Peak gusted to 95 mph.
    In 1989 "Mother Nature" completed a one-two punch in the
    northeastern U.S., as record cold temperatures followed
    in the wake of record snows. A dozen cities reported
    record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of
    one above zero at Hartford CT, 3 at Portland ME, and 6 at
    Providence RI, were records for November. Houlton ME was
    the cold spot in the nation with a morning low of 14
    degrees below zero.
    In 2014 Temperatures warmed into the 60s, and much of the heavy
    snow that fell on the 17th-21st, melted quickly, causing
    severe flooding.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Nov 25 09:02:12 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday November 25, 2020.
    This is the 330th day of the year, there are 36 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1926 A Thanksgiving Day tornado outbreak across Arkansas spawned
    27 tornadoes and 51 fatalities.
    In 1950 A great storm hit the Northern and Central Appalachians
    with snow and high winds. Winds reached hurricane force
    along eastern slopes of the Appalachians, with gusts of
    100 mph at Hartford CT, 110 mph at Concord NH, and 160
    mph at Mount Washington NH. Heavy rains also hit the
    eastern slopes with eight inches at Slide Mountain NY.
    The western slopes were buried under heavy snow. The
    storm produced record snowfall totals of 27.7 inches at
    Pittsburgh PA and 36.3 inches at Steubenville OH. The
    snow, and record cold temperatures, resulted in 160
    deaths. (25th-26th)
    Snow was so heavy during the Ohio State/Michigan game
    that brooms were used to find yard markers & 45 punts
    were kicked.
    In 1970 The temperature at Tallahassee FL dipped to 13 degrees,
    following a high of 40 degrees the previous day. The
    mercury then reached 67 degrees on the 26th, and highs
    were in the 70s the rest of the month.
    In 1983 The "Great Thanksgiving Weekend Blizzard" hit Denver CO.
    The storm produced 21.5 inches of snow in 37 hours,
    closing Stapleton Airport for 24 hours. The snow and
    wind closed interstate highways around Denver.
    Visibility at Limon CO was down to zero for 24 hours.
    In 1987 An early morning thunderstorm in southeastern Texas
    produced high winds which rolled a mobile home east of
    Bay City killing two of the four occupants. Thunder-
    storms produced locally heavy rains in central and
    eastern Texas, with nine inches reported at Huntsville
    and 8.5 inches at Wimberly. Snow fell across northern
    and central Lower Michigan, with totals ranging up to
    nine inches at Cadillac.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Arkansas,
    eastern Oklahoma and northwest Texas during the day
    and into the night. Thunderstorms in Texas produced
    softball size hail at Alba, and wind gusts to 80 mph at
    Krum. Hail and high winds caused nearly five million
    dollars damage at Kaufman TX, and strong downburst winds
    derailed twenty-eight freight cars at Fruitvale TX.
    In 1989 A strong Pacific storm dumped one to three feet of
    snow on higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada Range of
    California and Nevada. Snowfall totals in California
    ranged up to 38 inches at Donner Summit, with 30 inches
    at the Sierra Ski Ranch. The storm also produced heavy
    snow in Oregon, with 23 inches reported at Santiam Pass.
    Another storm crossing the Central Rockies produced 12 to
    18 inches of snow in the northern and central mountains
    of Colorado.
    In 2015 Hurricane Sandy became the 9th major hurricane of the 2015
    season in the Eastern Pacific Basin, a record for that
    basin...and the strongest tropical cyclone in that basin
    for so late in the season.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Nov 26 00:01:06 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday November 26, 2020.
    This is the 331st day of the year, there are 35 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1888 A late season hurricane brushed the East Coast with heavy
    rain and gale force winds. The hurricane passed inside
    Nantucket and over Cape Cod, then crossed Nova Scotia.
    In 1896 Snow and high winds hit the Northern Plains and Upper
    Mississippi Valley, with a Thanksgiving Day blizzard
    across North Dakota. The storm was followed by a severe
    cold wave in the Upper Midwest. The temperature at
    Pokegama Dam MI plunged to 45 degrees below zero.
    In 1983 The "Great Thanksgiving Weekend Blizzard" in CO was so
    great, visibility at Limon was down to zero for 24 hours.
    In 1987 A Thanksgiving Day storm in the northeastern U.S.
    produced heavy snow in northern New England and upstate
    New York. Snowfall totals in Maine ranged up to twenty
    inches at Flagstaff Lake. Totals in New Hampshire ranged
    up to 18 inches at Errol. Gales lashed the coast of
    Maine and New Hampshire. A second storm, over the
    Southern and Central Rockies, produced nine inches of
    snow at Kanosh UT, and 13 inches at Divide CO, with five
    inches reported at Denver CO.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms produced severe weather over the Central
    Gulf Coast States during the late morning and afternoon
    hours. Five tornadoes were reported in Mississippi, with
    the tornadoes causing a million dollars damage at
    Ruleville, and in Warren County. In Utah, the town of
    Alta was blanketed with 15 inches of snow overnight, and
    during the day was buried under another 16.5 inches of
    snow.
    In 1989 A massive storm over the western U.S. produced heavy snow
    in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. The
    storm produced more than two feet of snow in the higher
    elevations of northern and central Utah, bringing more
    than sixty inches of snow to the Alta Ski Resort in the
    Wasatch Mountains. Winds in Utah gusted to 60 mph at
    Bullfrog. The storm brought much needed snow to the ski
    resorts of Colorado, with 19 inches reported at Beaver
    Creek.
    In 2001 For the second time in less than a week, Arkansas and
    surrounding states were ravaged by severe thunderstorms
    and tornadoes...with more damage, injuries, and fatalities.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Nov 27 00:01:08 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday November 27, 2020.
    This is the 332nd day of the year, there are 34 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1883 Fire engines were called out in New York City and New
    Haven CT as a result of the afterglow of the sunset due
    to vivid red ash from the Krakatoa Volcano explosion in
    August.
    In 1898 The "Portland" storm raged across New England
    producing gale force winds along the coast and heavy snow
    inland. A foot of snow blanketed Boston MA, and
    27 inches fell at New London CT. Winds at Boston gusted
    to 72 mph, and wind gusts to 98 mph were estimated at
    Block Island RI. A passenger ship, the S. S. Portland,
    sank off Cape Cod with the loss of all 191 persons
    aboard, and Boston Harbor was filled with wrecked ships.
    The storm wrecked 56 vessels resulting in a total of 456
    casualties. (26th-28th)
    In 1987 Wet weather prevailed across much of the nation east of
    the Rockies. Sunny and cool weather prevailed in the
    western U.S. Snow fell in the central U.S., with totals
    in Kansas ranging up to six inches at Burr Oak. Much of
    the area from central Oklahoma to southwestern Minnesota
    experienced its first snow of the winter season.
    In 1988 Snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in
    Minnesota. Winds gusted to 63 mph at Windom, and
    snowfall totals ranged up to 14 inches at Aitkin.
    Snow drifts seven feet high closed many roads. Fargo ND
    reported a wind chill reading of 34 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 A storm system crossing the north central U.S. spread
    snow across the Dakotas and Minnesota. Heavy snow fell
    in western South Dakota, with 18 inches reported at
    Galena. Strong winds associated with the storm gusted to
    50 mph in the Great Lakes Region and the Great Plains
    Region, with blowing dust reported in Kansas.
    Thunderstorms associated with the same storm system
    produced damaging winds in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana
    during the evening, with gusts to 73 mph reported east of
    Ypsilante MI. Unseasonably warm weather prevailed ahead
    of the cold front. Twenty-three cities from the Gulf
    coast to the Ohio Valley and the Mid Mississippi Valley
    reported record high temperatures for the date, including
    Saint Louis MO with a reading of 76 degrees.
    In 2001 A soggy, stormy period was to plague Arkansas and adjacent
    states over the next 3 days. While portions of northern
    and northwestern Arkansas got a wintry mix, the rest of the
    state received heavy rain, thunderstorms, and flooding.
    Three day storm totals ranged from 5 to over 10 inches.
    Portions of Oklahoma and western Texas got heavy snow...
    while areas east and south of Arkansas saw tornadoes.
    In 2003 An upper level low ahead of a cold front brought severe
    thunderstorms with large hail and wind damage to Arkansas.
    Ahead of the system along the Gulf Coast, heavy rain,
    severe thunderstorms, and tornadoes were observed.
    In 2005 Severe weather struck Arkansas, with 24 tornadoes...
    including several of F-2, and 2 of F-3 intensity.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Nov 28 00:01:21 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday November 28, 2020.
    This is the 333rd day of the year, there are 33 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1921 New England was in the midst of a four day icestorm,
    their worst of record. Ice was more than three inches
    thick in many places following the storm, and property
    damage was in the millions. Northern New England
    received heavy snow with more than two feet in some
    areas. Overnight freezing rains continued through the
    day at Worcester MA while the wind increased to a gale.
    Streets become impassable even on foot, and whole towns
    were plunged into darkness without communication. The
    storm caused 20 million dollars damage to power lines,
    telephone lines and trees.
    In 1960 A severe storm produced waves 20 to 40 feet high on Lake
    Superior. Duluth MN was buried under a foot of snow, and
    clocked wind gusts to 73 mph. The northern shore of Lake
    Superior was flooded and property along the shore was
    battered. Thousands of cords of pulpwood were washed
    into Lake Superior, and up to three feet of water flooded
    the main street of Grand Marais. Thunder accompanied the
    "nor'easter".
    In 1987 Low pressure in the Middle Mississippi Valley produced a
    mixture of snow and sleet and freezing rain from the
    Central Plains to the Upper Mississippi Valley. Snow-
    fall totals in Iowa ranged up to ten inches at Red Oak.
    Totals in Nebraska ranged up to 11 inches at Shickley.
    Freezing rain made roads treacherous in the Twin Cities
    area of southeastern Minnesota. Bitter cold arctic air
    invaded the Northern High Plains Region. Laramie WY was
    the cold spot in the nation with a morning low of 18
    degrees below zero.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms spawned five tornadoes in North Carolina
    during the early morning hours. A powerful tornado
    ripped through one of the most densely populated areas of
    Raleigh destroying hundreds of homes and damaging
    thousands more. The tornado killed four persons along
    its 83 mile track, and injured 154 others. Total damage
    was estimated at more than 77 million dollars.
    In 1989 Strong Santa Ana winds prevailed across southern
    California. Winds gusted to 70 mph at the Rialto
    Airport, and several tractor-trailer trucks were
    overturned east of Los Angeles. High winds also buffeted
    the northeastern U.S., ushering arctic air into the
    region. Winds gusted to 60 mph at Montpelier VT, and
    reached 66 mph at Saint Albans VT.
    In 2012 A large tornado hit Taranto, Italy.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Nov 29 00:01:12 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday November 29, 2020.
    This is the 334th day of the year, there are 32 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1896 The mercury plunged to 51 degrees below zero at Havre MT.
    It marked the culmination of a two week long cold wave
    caused by a stagnant high pressure area similar to those
    over Siberia during the winter. During the month of
    November temperatures across Montana and the Dakotas
    averaged 15 to 25 degrees below normal.
    In 1969 Dense fog along the Jersey Turnpike resulted in a chain
    reaction of vehicle collisions during the morning rush
    hour. A propane truck jacknifed and was struck by a
    trailor truck, and other vehicles piled into the fiery
    mass.
    In 1975 Red River NM was buried under 34 inches of snow in
    24 hours, which established a state record.
    In 1985 The temperature at Bismarck ND plunged to 30 degrees
    below zero to establish their record low for the month of
    November. The high that day was 4 degrees below zero.
    In 1987 Snow blanketed the Upper Mississippi Valley, with heavy
    snow reported near Lake Superior. Up to ten inches of
    snow was reported in Douglas County and Bayfield County
    of Wisconsin. Brule WI received nine inches of snow.
    Heavy rain soaked the Middle Atlantic Coast States, while
    gale force winds lashed the coastline. Flooding was
    reported in Maryland and Virginia.
    In 1988 Nine inches of snow at Alta UT brought their total for
    the month to 164 inches, surpassing their previous
    November record of 144 inches. Snowbird UT, also in the
    Little Cottonwood Valley, surpassed their November record
    of 118 inches of snow.
    In 1989 Strong Santa Ana wind diminished over southern
    California, but record cold was reported in some of
    the California valleys, with readings of 27 degrees
    at Redding and 31 degrees at Bakersfield. Gale force
    winds, gusting to 44 mph at Milwuakee WI, produced snow
    squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Sault Ste Marie MI
    finished the month of November with a record 46.8 inches
    of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Nov 30 00:01:12 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday November 30, 2020.
    This is the 335th day of the year, there are 31 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    Final day of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.
    Final day of the Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season.
    Final day of meterological autumn.
    In 1875 A severe early season cold wave set November records
    in the northeastern U.S. The temperature dipped to
    5 above zero at New York City, 2 below at Boston MA, and
    13 below at Eastport ME.
    In 1957 Lee slope winds enhanced by Hurricane Nina gusted to
    82 mph at Honolulu, Hawaii, a record wind gust for that
    location. Wainiha, on the island of Kauai, was deluged
    with 20.42 inches of rain, and 35 foot waves pounded some
    Kauai beaches, even though the eye of the hurricane was
    never within 120 miles of the islands. (30th-1st)
    In 1967 A record November snowstorm struck Washington D.C.
    It produced up to a foot of snow in a 12 hour period.
    In 1976 MacLeod Harbor AK reported a precipitation total for
    November of 70.99 inches, which established a state
    record for any month of the year.
    In 1987 Showers produced heavy rain in the northeastern U.S. Up
    to three inches of rain drenched the Brandywine Creek
    Basin of Pennsylvania, and rainfall totals in Vermont
    ranged up to two inches at Dorsett. Snow fell heavily
    across Upper Michigan as gale force winds prevailed over
    Lake Superior. A storm moving into the northwestern U.S.
    produced gale force winds along the northern and central
    Pacific coast.
    In 1988 Snow in the Upper Great Lakes Region pushed the
    precipitation total for the month at Marquette MI past
    their previous November record of 7.67 inches. Santa
    Ana winds in southern California gusted to 75 mph at
    Laguna Peak.
    In 1989 Squalls produced heavy snow in the Lower Great Lakes
    Region, with fifteen inches reported at Chaffee NY and at
    Barnes Corners NY. Tropical Storm Karen drenched parts
    of Cuba with heavy rain. Punta Del Este reported
    fourteen inches of rain in 24 hours.
    In 2004 Tropical Storm Otto formed in the Atlantic Ocean, about
    810 miles east of Bermuda, on the official final day of
    hurricane season...but it was torn apart by upper level
    winds on the 2nd of December.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Dec 1 00:01:13 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday December 1, 2020.
    This is the 336th day of the year, there are 30 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    First day of meteorological winter.
    In 1831 The coldest December of record in the northeastern U.S.
    commenced. Temperatures in New York City averaged
    22 degrees with just four days above freezing, and
    at Burlington VT the temperature never did get above
    freezing. The Erie Canal was closed the first day of
    December, and remained closed the entire month.
    In 1896 The temperature at Kipp MT rose 30 degrees in just seven
    minutes, and 80 degrees in a matter of a few hours. A
    thirty-inch snow cover was melted in half a day.
    In 1913 A six day front range snowstorm began. It produced
    a record total of 46 inches at Denver CO.
    In 1978 A short-track tornado destroyed 3 and damaged 17 mobile
    homes south of Zephyrhills, FL. No one was killed.
    In 1985 A storm produced more than six inches of snow from the
    Northern and Central Plains to parts of Michigan, with
    36.4 inches reported at Marquette MI. Many roads were
    blocked by snow, a family was stranded for 25 hours south
    of Colome SD. Drifts twelve feet high were reported in
    north central Nebraska.
    In 1987 A powerful storm hit the northwestern U.S. Winds gusted
    to 80 mph at Cape Disappointment WA, and reached 94 mph
    at Cape Blanco OR. Thunderstorms in western Washington
    State produced wind gusts to 60 mph and dime size hail at
    Hoquiam, and Stevens Pass, in the Cascade Mountains of
    Washington, received seven inches of snow during the
    morning hours.
    In 1988 Squalls in the Great Lakes Region produced up to a foot
    of snow in Ashtabula County OH, up to ten inches in Erie
    County PA, and up to a foot of snow in western New York
    State.
    In 1989 Heavy snow blanketed the mountains of New Mexico, with 12
    inches reported at the Angel Fire Ski Basin. Strong
    northerly winds ushering cold air into the north central
    U.S. gusted to 55 mph at Devils Lake ND. Low pressure
    over the Gulf of Alaska produced wind gusts to 69 mph at
    Kodiak Island.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Dec 2 00:04:22 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday December 2, 2020.
    This is the 337th day of the year, there are 29 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1896 An early season snow and ice storm struck the
    southeastern U.S. It produced 11 inches of snow at
    Charlotte NC, and six inches at Atlanta GA.
    In 1925 A late season hurricane caused extensive damage across
    the Florida peninsula, then moved off the Georgia coast
    crossing Cape Hatteras as a tropical storm. The storm
    produced whole gales along the Middle Atlantic and
    Southern New England coast. Winds gusted to 60 mph at
    Block Island RI, and reached 64 mph at Atlantic City. NJ,
    In 1950 A late season tornado killed four persons in Madison and
    Bond counties east of St Louis MO. Three tornadoes
    touched down in Illinois that afternoon, compared to just
    half a dozen tornadoes in the month of December in 115
    years of records up until that time. Thunderstorms also
    produced hail which caused more than four million dollars
    damage in the St Louis area...it was the most damaging
    hailstorm of record for Missouri.
    In 1970 A tornado, 400 yards in width, touched down about one
    mile below the summit of Timpanogos Divide. Trees up to
    18 inches in diameter were snapped, and some of the 38
    inch snow cover was carried 1000 feet above the ground as
    the tornado traveled one mile.
    In 1982 A tornado destroyed a home four miles south of Eastwood
    MO. The owners were not injured in that tornado, but
    ironically one was killed Christmas Eve when another
    tornado hit the replacement mobile home on the same site.
    The same day, tornadoes struck the Twin Lakes subdivision
    of western Little Rock. The sky became a dark green at
    mid-afternoon, with tornado sirens echoing through the air.
    In 1987 A powerful storm over the Gulf of Alaska continued to
    produced high winds and heavy rain along the northern and
    central Pacific coast. Winds gusted to 80 mph south of
    Port Orford OR, Stevens Pass WA was blanketed with
    sixteen inches of snow, and Blue Canyon CA was soaked
    with 1.63 inches of rain.
    In 1988 Squalls in the Great Lakes Region produced ten inches of
    snow at Union City PA. Gale force winds gusted to 55 mph
    at Buffalo NY.
    In 1989 Squalls produced heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
    Totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 20 inches at
    Ironwood. Heavy snow and high winds caused 150 auto
    accidents in Michigan, resulting in sixteen deaths and 22
    injuries. Strong northwest winds gusted to 73 mph at
    Johnstown PA, and Lowville PA received 20 inches of snow
    in 36 hours.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Dec 3 00:03:03 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday December 3, 2020.
    This is the 338th day of the year, there are 28 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1856 A severe blizzard began to rage across Iowa and Kansas.
    It produced as much as 16 inches of snow in Iowa.
    In 1926 Yuma AZ was soaked with 1.10 inch of rain, and by the
    10th of the month had received 4.43 inches, making it the
    wettest December of record. The average annual rainfall
    for Yuma is 3.38 inches. (3rd-10th)
    In 1952 A remarkable display of sea smoke was seen in Hong Kong
    harbor, where it poured from Kowloon Bay from 8 to 9:30 A.M.
    In 1978 An EF-4 tornado struck Bossier City, Louisiana, during the
    early morning hours. It carved a path 8 miles long, and 400
    miles wide through the heart of Bossier City, killing 2,
    and injuring over 200. Damagers were estimated to be
    100 million dollars.
    In 1987 Stormy weather in the northwestern U.S. finally began to
    abate, but not before Gold Beach OR was drenched with 7.94
    inches of rain in 24 hours. Low pressure spread snow
    from the Upper Mississippi Valley to the Central
    Appalachians.
    In 1988 Gale force winds ushered cold air into the northeastern
    U.S., and produced snow squals in the Lower Great Lakes
    Region. Winds gusted to 48 mph at Buffalo NY.
    In 1989 Heavy snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in
    northern New England. Snowfall totals in Maine ranged up
    to 31 inches, at Limestone. Presque Isle ME reported a
    record 30 inches of snow in 24 hours, along with wind
    gusts to 46 mph.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Dec 4 00:02:01 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday December 4, 2020.
    This is the 339th day of the year, there are 27 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1786 The first of two great early December storms began. The
    storm produced 18 inches of snow at Morristown NJ, and
    twenty inches of snow at New Haven CT. It also resulted
    in high tides at Nantucket which did great damage.
    In 1972 70 mph wind gusts sent the temperature at Livingston, MT
    plunging from 52 degrees to 18 degrees in just 20 minutes.
    In 1982 The temperature in New York City's Central Park reached
    72 degrees to establish a record high for December. The
    month as a whole was also the warmest of record.
    In 1987 A cold front crossing the Pacific Coast Region brought
    high winds and heavy rain to California. Thunderstorm
    winds gusted to 55 mph at Newport Beach CA, and Mount
    Wilson CA was drenched with 2.17 inches of rain in six
    hours. Gale force winds prevailed along the Northern
    Pacific Coast, and winds in the Tehachapis Mountains
    of southern California gusted to 60 mph.
    In 1988 Gale force winds continued to usher cold arctic air into
    the northeastern U.S. Winds gusted to 65 mph at Windsor
    Locks CT. Up to a foot of snow blanketed the higher
    elevations of Vermont.
    In 1989 Seventeen cities in the eastern U.S., nine in Florida,
    reported record low temperatures for the date. Lakeland
    FL reported a record low of 31 degrees, and Watertown NY
    was the cold spot in the nation with a low of 20 degrees
    below zero.
    In 2002 A late fall/early winter storm that started in Kansas,
    Oklahoma, and Texas, proceeded east, providing a wide
    variety of weather. Over 14,000 customers in Oklahoma and
    over 50,000 customers in Arkansas lost power due to the
    freezing rain, sleet, and snow. Heavy rain, flooding,
    and severe weather affected south Texas, and along the
    Gulf Coast. Port Arthur, TX got over 5 inches of rain,
    while Lake Charles, LA got over 6 inches of rain. The
    stormy, wintry mix, headed east, affecting Kentucky,
    Tennessee, Georgia, and into the Carolinas, as well as
    the Gulf Coast and eventually the Northeast (3rd-5th).
    In 2003 Tropical Storm Odette, the 15th named storm of the 2003
    Atlantic hurricane season, formed just after the
    traditional end of the season between Jamaica and
    Colombia. It was the first December tropical system ever
    in the Carribbean. The storm ended up crossing Haiti before
    merging with a cold front, and becoming extratropical a few
    days later. Elsewhere, strong winds from an onshore storm
    roared across Washington and Oregon, causing numerous downed
    trees, power lines, and structural damage...as some gusts
    were near hurricane force. A late fall/early winter storm
    affected the Ohio Valley into the northeast, bringing
    widespread winter weather over a large area, which was
    helped by the Nor'easter (4th-6th) Some areas got over 2
    feet of snow.
    In 2012 From midnight to 3pm, over ten thousand lightning strikes
    were recorded in Arkansas, from a line of thunderstorms
    associated with a cold front moving across the state.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Dec 5 00:09:59 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday December 5, 2020.
    This is the 340th day of the year, there are 26 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1886 A big snowstorm in the southeastern U.S. produced
    11 inches at Montgomery AL, 18.5 inches at Rome GA,
    and 22.5 inches at Knoxville TN.
    In 1941 The temperature at Enosburg Falls VT soared to 72 degrees
    to establish a state record for the month of December.
    In 1953 A killer tornado hit Vicksburg MS killing 38 persons,
    injuring 270 others, and causing 25 million dollars
    damage, the most damage since the forty-seven days of
    continuous shelling the town received in the Civil War.
    In 1968 (5th-6th) High surf from a storm near Alaska swept rocks
    and sea water into pavilions at Onekahakaha Beach near
    Hilo, Hawaii.
    In 1987 Heavy snow blanketed parts of the north central U.S., and
    freezing drizzle produced a coat of ice up to half an
    inch thick in northwestern Minnesota and eastern North
    Dakota. Snowfall totals ranged up to seven inches at
    Grand Rapids MN, and 12 inches at Seney MI. High winds
    in the north central U.S. gusted to 63 mph at Pellston
    MI, and reached 70 mph at Makinaw Bridge MI.
    In 1988 There was only a "flurry" of activity, as for much of the
    nation winter remained on hold. The cold and snow of
    winter was primarily confined to the northeastern U.S.
    Five cities in the north central U.S. reported record
    high temperatures for the date, including Norfolk NE with
    a reading of 65 degrees.
    In 1989 A warm Pacific storm system brought high winds and heavy
    rain to western Washington and western Oregon. Up to ten
    inches of rain deluged the western slopes of the Cascade
    Mountain Range in Washington State over a three day
    period, and 500 persons had to be evacuated due to
    flooding along the Skagit River. Up to five inches of
    rain drenched northwest Oregon, and winds gusted to 71
    mph at Netarts.
    In 2017 (5th-9th) A large area including New Mexico, much of
    southwest Texas (along the Texas/Mexico border), into
    southeast Louisiana, central and southern Mississippi,
    the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic, picked up record
    amounts of snow. In some areas, freezing rain and sleet
    were mixed in. In some areas, accumulations were from
    four to eight inches or more. Numerous vehicle accidents
    were noted over a large area...mainly because areas of
    the southeast U.S. normally don't see winter storms that
    often.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Dec 6 00:01:53 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday December 6, 2020.
    This is the 341st day of the year, there are 25 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1866 A great snowstorm hit the southern Appalachain Mountains.
    The three day storm produced 25 inches at Rome GA, 33
    inches at Asheville NC, and 42 inches in the mountains.
    Montgomery AL received a record eleven inches of snow.
    Columbia SC received one to two inches of sleet. (4th-6th)
    In 1970 A windstorm toppled the National Christmas Tree at the
    White House.
    In 1987 Another in a series of storms brought high winds and
    heavy rain to the northwestern U.S., with heavy snow in
    some of the higher elevations. In northern California,
    Crescent City was drenched with 2.58 inches of rain, and
    winds gusted to 90 mph. Up to fourteen inches of snow
    blanketed the mountains of northern California, and snow
    and high winds created blizzard conditions around lake
    Tahoe NV.
    In 1988 The morning low at Bismarck ND was eleven degrees warmer
    than the record low of 25 degrees at Meridian MS, and
    during the afternoon half a dozen cities in the north
    central and northwestern U.S. reported record high
    temperatures for the date, including Alpena MI with a
    reading of 57 degrees.
    In 1989 Heavy snow blanketed the Central Rocky Mountain Region.
    Totals in the southern foothills of Colorado ranged up to
    17 inches at Rye. Arctic air invaded the north central
    U.S. Lincoln NE, which reported a record high of
    69 degrees the previous afternoon, was 35 degrees colder.
    International Falls MN was the cold spot in the nation
    with a morning low of 9 degrees below zero, and
    temperatures in northern Minnesota hovered near zero
    through the daylight hours.
    In 2013 A massive winter storm brought snow and ice from the
    Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley, on into
    New England. Winter Storm Warnings, Ice Storm Warnings,
    and more were in effect from New Mexico into Texas,
    then northeast into the Ohio Valley and New England.
    Numerous flights were cancelled, stranding thousands
    of travelers, and numerous accidents were noted on the
    icy roads (6th-10th).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Dec 13 00:00:59 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday December 13, 2020.
    This is the 348th day of the year, there are 18 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1915 A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter
    in modern records for western New England.
    A severe Florida freeze occurred. Morning lows
    reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 at Tampa, and 12 at
    Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the
    20th century and caused millions of dollars damage to
    crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of
    9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state
    record for the month of December.
    In 1987 A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow
    in the Southern Rockies and the Southern High Plains.
    Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged up to 25 inches at
    Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
    the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to
    124 mph, were reported northeast of Albuquerque NM.
    El Paso TX was buried under 22.4 inches of snow,
    including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in
    24 hours. The snowfall total surpassed their previous
    record for an entire winter season of 18.4 inches.
    Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
    readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds
    ushering unseasonably cold air into the southwestern U.S.
    gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA.
    In 1988 Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot
    of snow in eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk
    County of southeastern New York State. Mild weather
    prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
    cities reported record high temperatures for the date,
    including Goodland KS with a reading of 74 degrees.
    In 1989 Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic
    air into the central U.S., produced squalls with heavy
    snow in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in Upper
    Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique. Nine
    cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low
    temperatures for the date, including Calico Rock AR with
    a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Dec 20 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday December 20, 2020.
    This is the 355th day of the year, there are 11 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1836 A famous cold wave occurred in central Illinois. A cold
    front with 70 mph winds swept through at Noon dropping
    the temperature from 40 degrees to near zero in a matter
    of minutes. Many settlers froze to death. Folklore told
    of chickens frozen in their tracks and men frozen to
    saddles. Ice in streams reportedly froze several inches
    in a few hours.
    In 1942 An early cold wave sends the temperature plunging to
    3 degrees below zero at Nantucket MA, and to 11 degrees
    below zero at Boston MA.
    In 1987 Heavy snow fell in the northern mountains of Colorado,
    with 15 inches reported in the Mary Jane ski area.
    Strong and gusty winds prevailed from the Northern High
    Plains to the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 54 mph at
    Buffalo NY, and reached 66 mph at Livingston MT. Rain,
    freezing rain, sleet and snow fell across New England,
    with up to seven inches of snow in Maine.
    In 1988 Strong southerly winds ahead of a cold front in the
    central U.S. gusted to 70 mph at Indianapolis IN.
    The high winds toppled a masonary wall, killing a
    construction worker. Low pressure and a trailing
    cold front brought rain and snow and high winds to the
    western U.S. Winds gusted to 90 mph at the Callahan
    Ranch south of Reno NV. Soda Springs, in the Sierra
    Nevada Range of California, received 17 inches of snow in
    less than 24 hours.
    In 1989 Brutal northwest winds ushered bitter cold arctic air
    into the north central U.S. International Falls MN
    and Warroad MN tied for honors as the cold spot in
    the nation with morning lows of 34 degrees below zero.
    Minot ND reported a wind chill reading of 81 degrees
    below zero. Squalls produced more heavy snow in the
    Great Lakes Region. Erie PA received 21 inches of snow,
    including four inches in one hour, to bring their total
    snow cover to 39 inches, an all-time record for that
    location.
    In 2013 (20th-22nd) A large storm system brought a wide variety
    of weather from the Southern Plains, north through the
    Midwest, east through the Mississippi, Tennessee, and
    Ohio Valleys, and into the northeast and southeast U.S.
    On the north end of the storm, widespread freezing rain,
    sleet, and snow, caused numerous power outages, and icy
    roads. On the south side of the storm, severe weather was
    the rule, with widespread flooding rain, damaging winds,
    and tornadoes.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Dec 7 00:01:52 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday December 7, 2020.
    This is the 342nd day of the year, there are 24 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1740 In early December two weeks of mild and rainy weather
    culminated in the worst flood in fifty years in the Lower
    Connecticut River Valley. The Merrimack River swelled to
    its highest level, and in Maine the raging waters swept
    away mills, carried off bridges, and ruined highways.
    In 1886 Heavy snow fell on the South and Appalachians, with 11"
    in Montgomery, AL, 25" in Rome, GA and 33" in
    Asheville, NC.
    In 1935 Severe flooding hit parts of the Houston TX area. Eight
    persons were killed as 100 city blocks were inundated.
    Satsuma reported 16.49 inches of rain. The Buffalo and
    White Oak Bayous crested on the 9th. (6th-8th)
    In 1987 Heavy rain fell across eastern Puerto Rico, with
    19.41 inches reported at Las Piedras. Flooding caused
    five million dollars damage. Another in a series of
    storms hit the northwestern U.S., with wind gusts above
    100 mph reported at Cape Blanco OR. While snow and gusty
    winds accompanied a cold front crossing the Rockies,
    strong westerly winds, gusting to 93 mph at Boulder CO,
    helped temperatures in western Kansas reach the 60s for
    the sixth day in a row.
    In 1988 An outbreak of cold arctic air brought up to 18 inches of
    snow to the Colorado Rockies, with 14 inches at Boulder
    CO, and seven inches at Denver. Heavy snow blanketed New
    Mexico the following day, with 15 inches reported near
    Ruidoso.
    In 1989 A storm moving out of the Central Rocky Mountain Region
    spread snow across Kansas and Oklahoma into Arkansas and
    Tennessee. Snowfall totals ranged up to 7.5 inches at
    Winfield KS. Freezing rain on trees and power lines cut
    off electricity to 24,000 homes in northeastern Arkansas,
    and 40,000 homes in the Nashville TN area were without
    electricity for several hours.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Dec 14 00:02:53 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday December 14, 2020.
    This is the 349th day of the year, there are 17 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1924 The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in
    24 hours, and 88 degrees in 34 hours. The mercury
    plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At Fairfield
    MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours,
    from 63 at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight.
    In 1987 A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High
    Plains to the Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced
    severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley.
    During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis AR killing
    six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado
    left 1500 persons homeless, and left all of the residents
    of Crittendon County without electricity. Kansas City MO
    was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow, a 24 hour record
    for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
    panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting
    to 63 mph at Austin TX, ushered arctic cold into the
    Great Plains, and caused considerable blowing and
    drifting of snow.
    In 1988 Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and
    gusty winds plagued the Central Rockies and the Central
    High Plains. Colorado Springs CO reported thirteen
    inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
    snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches
    reported at Marquette MI.
    In 1989 High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to
    Colorado. Snowfall totals in Wyoming ranged up to
    20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to 48 inches on
    the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind
    gusts in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of
    Rollinsville. Strong northwesterly winds continued to
    produce heavy snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region.
    Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29
    inches at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen.
    Two day totals in northeast Wisconsin ranged up to 30
    inches.
    In 2012 The first ever December tornado in the Amarillo, Texas
    National Weather Service Forecast Area, occurred about
    three miles northeast of Washburn, Texas.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Dec 21 00:01:47 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday December 21, 2020.
    This is the 356th day of the year, there are 10 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1892 Portland OR was buried under a record 27.5 inches of
    snow. (21st-24th)
    In 1929 An exceptional storm produced snow from the Middle Rio
    Grande Valley of Texas to southern Arkansas. The storm
    produced 26 inches of snow at Hillsboro TX, 18 inches at
    El Dorado AR, and 14 inches at Bossier LA. (21st-22nd)
    In 1964 A great warm surge from the Pacific Ocean across Oregon
    and northern California brought torrential rains on a
    deep snow cover resulting in record floods.
    In 1987 High winds continued along the eastern slopes of the
    Rockies. During the morning hours winds gusted to 64 mph
    at Cheyenne WY, and reached 97 mph near Boulder CO. Gale
    force winds prevailed across the Great Lakes Region.
    In 1988 Seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high
    temperatures for the date, including Charleston SC with
    a reading of 78 degrees. A storm in the northwestern
    U.S. produced 22 inches of snow at Idaho City ID in two
    days, and up to two feet of snow at Happy Camp CA. Ski
    resorts in Idaho reported three to six feet of snow on
    the ground.
    In 1989 Forty cities in the north central U.S., thirteen in Iowa,
    reported record low temperatures for the date. Havre Mt
    and Jordan MT tied for honors as the cold spot in the
    nation with morning lows of 43 degrees below zero, and
    the temperature remained close to 40 degrees below zero
    through the daylight hours. Dickinson ND reported a
    morning low of 33 degrees below zero and a wind chill
    reading of 86 degrees below zero. The high for the date
    of 16 degrees below zero at Sioux Falls SD was a December
    record for that location.
    In 2014 Lightning struck a car in the parking lot outside of
    Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, following an NFL
    game. The force of the strike knocked people to the
    ground, with a dozen injuries (one critical).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Dec 8 00:01:30 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday December 8, 2020.
    This is the 343rd day of the year, there are 23 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1892 A tremendous ice fall occurred at Gay Hill TX.
    Ice averaged four to six inches in diameter.
    In 1938 The temperature at La Mesa CA soared to 108 degrees to
    establish a U.S. record for the month of December.
    In 1963 Lightning caused the crash of a jet airliner killing
    81 persons at Elkton MD.
    In 1987 A cold front crossing the northwestern U.S. continued to
    produce high winds along the coast, and heavy snow
    blanketed parts of the western U.S. Snowfall totals in
    the mountains of western Nevada ranged up to 18 inches at
    Heavenly Valley and near the Boreal Ski Resort, and winds
    at Reno NV gusted to 56 mph. Thunderstorms over southern
    Florida deluged the Florida Keys with up to five inches
    of rain. Strong winds, gusting to 48 mph at Gage OK,
    ushered wintry weather into the Central High Plains.
    Goodland KS, which one day earlier was 63 degrees, was
    blanketed with two inches of snow.
    In 1988 Santa Ana winds buffeted southern California, with gusts
    to 92 mph reported at Laguna Peak. The high winds
    unroofed buildings, and downed trees and power lines,
    igniting five major fires, and numerous smaller ones.
    Damage was estimated at 15 to 20 million dollars.
    In 1989 A winter storm spread snow and freezing rain across much
    of the Atlantic Coast Region, from Georgia to New Jersey.
    Snowfall totals ranged up to seven inches, at Stanton VA
    and Tobacco MD. Up to six inches of snow blanketed the
    mountains of northern Georgia. More than one hundred
    auto accidents were reported in Gwinnett County GA.
    In 2002 Super Typhoon Pongsona hit Guam in the western Pacific,
    with 180 mph winds. 1700 building were destroyed, and over
    2000 more buildings were damaged.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Dec 15 00:03:53 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday December 15, 2020.
    This is the 350th day of the year, there are 16 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1839 The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The
    storm produced whole gales, and more than 20 inches of
    snow in interior New England. There was great loss of
    life at Gloucester MA.
    In 1901 An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S.
    It produced heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow
    in the northeastern U.S.
    In 1945 A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6
    inches of snow, with unofficial totals south of the city
    ranging up to 70 inches. Travel was brought to a halt by
    the storm. (14th-17th)
    In 1987 A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region,
    intensifying explosively as it crossed northern Illinois.
    High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions in
    southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and
    snowfall totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The
    barometric pressure at Chicago IL dropped three quarters
    of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches, a record low
    reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed
    northern Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted
    to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in Chicago was closed for
    several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty years.
    High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds
    and partly sunny skies were reported near the center of
    the storm, a feature typical of tropical storms.
    In 1988 High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure
    in the southwestern U.S. combined to produced high winds
    from Utah to California. Winds gusting to 70 mph in the
    San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
    electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at
    Centerville.
    In 1989 A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across
    the northeastern U.S. Up to two feet of snow was
    reported along Lake Erie in northeastern Ohio, and up to
    ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow
    squalls developed over Michigan for the third day in a
    row. Three Oaks MI reported 25 inches of snow in two
    days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
    reported record low temperatures for the date. The low
    of 10 degrees below zero at Wichita KS was a December
    record for that location.
    In 2001 (15th-16th) Torrential thunderstorm rains brought severe
    flooding to Arkansas and surrounding states. River Flood
    Warnings were issued for many rivers across the state;
    some rivers experienced their worst flooding in 40 years.
    Storm totals ranged from around an inch in southeast
    Arkansas (which had severe flooding just weeks earlier),
    to over 7 inches of rain in portions of north and west
    Arkansas.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Dec 22 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday December 22, 2020.
    This is the 357th day of the year, there are 9 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1839 The second of triple December storms hit the northeastern
    U.S. The storm produced 25 inches of snow at Gettysburg
    PA, and gales in New England, but only produced light
    snow along the coast.
    In 1961 Holiday travel was paralyzed over extreme northeastern
    Kansas, and adjacent parts of Missouri, Iowa and
    Nebraska, as 5 to 15 inches of snow drifted to ten feet.
    (22nd-23rd)
    In 1983 On the first day of winter 75 cities reported record low
    temperatures for the date, with twelve of those cities
    reporting record low temperatures for the month as a
    whole. The mercury plunged to 51 degrees below zero at
    Wisdom MT, and Waco TX set an all-time record low a
    reading of 12 above zero.
    In 1987 The first day of winter was a relatively tranquil one for
    much of the nation, but heralded a winter storm in the
    Central Rockies. The storm produced 40 inches of snow at
    the top of the Pomerelle Ski Resort, south of Burley ID,
    the heaviest snow of record for that location.
    In 1988 Strong winds prevailed in the foothills of Wyoming and
    Colorado. Winds gusted to 123 mph southwest of Fort
    Collins CO, and reached 141 mph at the summit of Mount
    Evans. An ice storm paralyzed parts of Upper Michigan
    during the day. The freezing rain left roads around
    Marquette MI blocked by cars and semi-trucks.
    In 1989 A total of 137 cities across the central and eastern U.S.
    reported record low temperatures for the date. Thirty-
    five of those cities established record lows for the
    month of December. Morning lows of 23 degrees below zero
    at Kansas City MO, 26 degrees below zero at Concordia KS,
    and 27 degrees below zero at Goodland KS established all-
    time records for those three locations. Unofficial morning
    lows included 50 degrees below zero at Recluse WY and 60
    degrees below zero at Rochford SD. Broadus MT and Hardin MT
    tied for honors as the official cold spot in the nation
    with morning lows of 47 degrees below zero. Chinook winds
    at Cutbank MT helped warm the temperature 74 degrees, from
    a morning low of 34 degrees below zero to an afternoon high
    of 40 degrees.
    In 2004 Winter hit with a vengenance from Kansas and Oklahoma,
    east into Missouri and Arkansas...then into the Tennessee
    and Ohio Valleys. West, central, and north Arkansas got
    from 4 to 8 inches of snow, with freezing rain first from
    Little Rock east to Memphis before all that went to snow.
    The storm then moved into the Ohio Valley, producing large
    snow totals along its path...including a record amount of
    almost 2 feet of snow in Dayton, Ohio. On the south side
    of the storm in the warm sector, severe thunderstorms and
    tornadoes were the rule along the Gulf Coast from Louisiana
    to Florida...with heavy rain in many areas (22nd-23rd).
    snow of near 2 feet in the Dayton area...and large snow
    totals
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Dec 9 00:00:53 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday December 9, 2020.
    This is the 344th day of the year, there are 22 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1786 A second great snowstorm in just five days brought
    another 15 inches of snow to Morristown NJ, on top of the
    8 inches which fell on the 7th and 8th, and the 18 inches
    which fell on the 4th and 5th. The total snowfall for
    the week was thus 41 inches. New Haven CT received 17
    inches of new snow in the storm. Up to four feet of
    snow covered the ground in eastern Massachusetts
    following the storms. (9th-10th)
    In 1917 A severe winter storm struck the Ohio Valley and the
    Great Lakes Region. It produced 25 inches of snow
    and wind gusts to 78 mph at Buffalo NY. The storm
    produced 26 inches of snow at Vevay IN, with drifts
    fourteen feet high. By the 16th of the month people
    could walk across the frozen Ohio River from Vavey into
    Kentucky. (8th-9th)
    In 1987 The fifth storm in nine days kept the northwestern U.S.
    wet and windy. Winds along the coast of Washington
    gusted to 75 mph at Oceans Shores and at Hoquiam, and the
    northern and central coastal mountains of Oregon were
    drenched with three inches of rain in ten hours, flooding
    some rivers. Snowfall totals in the Cascade Mountains of
    Washington State ranged up to 36 inches in the Methow
    Valley. High winds in Oregon blew a tree onto a moving
    automobile killing three persons and injuring two others
    at Mill City.
    In 1988 A winter storm blanketed the Southern and Central
    Appalachians with up to ten inches of snow. Arctic air
    invaded the north central U.S. bringing subzero cold to
    Minnesota and North Dakota.
    In 1989 A strong storm produced wind gusts of 40 to 65 mph from
    the Alaska Peninsula to the North Gulf Coast of Alaska.
    Southeasterly winds gusted to 75 mph in the Anchorage
    hillside. Gusty winds associated with a strong cold
    front caused a power outage across much of the island of
    Hawaii.
    In 2003 A Gale Center in the far Eastern Atlantic Ocean acquired
    tropical characteristics, becoming Tropical Storm Peter,
    the 16th named storm of the 2003 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
    The storm briefly became a hurricane, according to satellite
    estimates...but merged with a cold front and became
    extratropical within a short time. (9th-10th)
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Dec 16 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday December 16, 2020.
    This is the 351st day of the year, there are 15 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1835 New England experienced one of their coldest days of
    record. At noon on that bitterly cold Wednesday the
    mercury stood at 4 below at Boston, 15 below at Norfolk
    CT, and 17 below at Hanover NH. The temperature at
    Boston was 12 degrees below zero by sunset. Gale force
    winds accompanied the severe cold, and that night a great
    New York City fire destroyed much of the financial
    district.
    In 1917 An ice jam closed the Ohio River between Warsaw KY and
    Rising Sun IN. The thirty foot high ice jam held for 58
    days, and backed up the river a distance of 100 miles.
    In 1987 A Pacific storm battered the coast of California with
    rain and high winds, and dumped heavy snow on the
    mountains of California. Winds along the coast gusted to
    70 mph at Point Arguello, and winds in the Tehachapi
    Mountains of southern California gusted to 100 mph at
    Wheeler Ridge. Snowfall totals ranged up to 24 inches at
    Mammoth Mountain. Snow fell for two minutes at Malibu
    Beach, and Disneyland was closed due to the weather for
    only the second time in twenty-four years. A winter
    storm which began in the Southern Rockies four days
    earlier finished its course producing snow and high winds
    in New England. Snowfall totals ranged up to 19 inches
    at Blanchard ME.
    In 1988 Fairbanks AK reported freezing rain and record warm
    temperatures. The afternoon high of 41 degrees was
    43 degrees above normal. Snow and high winds continued
    to plague the mountains of southern California. Mount
    Wilson CA reported two inches of rain in six hours during
    the early morning, and a storm total of more than 3.50
    inches of rain.
    In 1989 Fifty-seven cities from the Southern and Central Plains
    to the Appalachians reported record low temperatures for
    the date, including North Platte NE with a reading of 17
    degrees below zero. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region
    produced 18 inches of snow at Syracuse NY, and 30 inches
    at Carlisle IN. Low pressure brought heavy snow to
    northern New England, with 18 inches reported at Derby VT
    and Saint Johnsbury VT.
    In 2000 An F-4 tornado struck Tuscaloosa, AL, doing significant
    damage to vehicles and buildings...with many injuries and
    deaths. It was the worst Alabama December tornado since
    1953.
    In 2001 Barcelona, Spain received a rare snowfall; with some areas
    getting close to 20 inches.
    In 2002 (16th-19th) A strong storm that initially battered the
    west coast, moved eastward, spawning heavy snow in the
    mountains, and severe weather in several states. Flooding
    rains, mountain snows, and strong winds brought down trees,
    power lines, and caused havoc for vehicles on the roads,
    with several trucks being blown over. San Franscisco got
    over 2 inches of rain (16th), while Los Angeles got 2
    inches of rain in just 2 hours. Snow was measured by the
    yard in the Sierra Mountains. As the storm got to the
    central and southern plains, severe weather erupted, with
    several reports of tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, and
    Flash Flooding. A tornado did extensive damage 9 miles
    west of Monett, MO. (17th) Several tornadoes also occurred
    across Arkansas, including an F-3 tornado from near Hamlet
    to Enola in Faulkner County, killing one woman. Portions
    of southeast Arkansas got over 8 inches of rain (18th).
    Another tornado hit a Wal-Mart store at Newton, MS, near
    Jackson, injuring 70 people (19th).
    In 2011 Tropical Storm Washi pummeled the Phillippines, killing
    over 650 people. In some areas, over 8 inches of rain
    fell in just 24 hours, causing massive flooding and
    mudslides.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Dec 10 00:01:05 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday December 10, 2020.
    This is the 345th day of the year, there are 21 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1699 A severe ice storm hit Boston MA causing much damage to
    orchards.
    In 1786 (9th-10th) 15 inches of snow fell on Morristown, NJ.
    Snowfall total for the week was 41 inches.
    In 1946 The temperature at New York City soared to 70 degrees.
    In 1949 The barometric pressure at Las Vegas NV reached a record
    low reading of 29.17 inches (987.8 millibars).
    In 1987 A cold front brought high winds to the eastern slopes of
    the Northern and Central Rockies. Winds gusted to 97 mph
    at Mines Peak CO. In Wyoming, up to a foot of snow
    blanketed the Teton Village Ski Resort, northwest of
    Jackson. Strong chinook winds in the Central High Plains
    Region, gusting to 61 mph at Scottsbluff NE, warmed
    temperatures to near 70 degrees.
    In 1988 Squalls produced heavy snow in the Lower Great Lakes
    Region. Totals in northeastern Ohio ranged up to
    14 inches at Harpersfield, and totals in western New York
    State ranged up to 14 inches at Sodus. In the snowbelt
    of Upper Michigan, the Ontonogon area reported two feet
    of snow in two days.
    In 1989 Heavy snow fell across the northern and central mountains
    of Colorado, with 24 inches reported at Steamboat
    Springs. 6 to 12 inches of snow fell in the Denver and
    Boulder area delaying plane flights and snarling traffic.
    Heavy snow also spread across the Central Plains into the
    Mississippi Valley. Winner SD received 11 inches of
    snow, and more than ten inches of snow was reported north
    of Sioux City IA.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Dec 17 00:00:57 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday December 17, 2020.
    This is the 352nd day of the year, there are 14 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1884 A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR.
    A record December total of 34 inches was received.
    A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the
    ground with nearly two inches of glaze at Springfield.
    The storm caused 21 million dollars damage along with
    much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
    January, and electricity was not restored until January
    10th.
    In 1929 An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much
    damage and hardship. A Buffalo report stated, "one was
    kept awake by the breaking limbs, which snapped off with
    a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th)
    In 1945 (17th-18th) A typhoon in the Philippine Sea devastated
    Task Force 38 of the US 3rd Fleet. 3 destroyers sank, and
    146 aircraft were destroyed.
    In 1987 A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain
    and heavy snow to parts of California, Nevada, Arizona,
    Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was blanketed with 12
    inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
    2.26 inches of rain.
    In 1988 Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern
    shores of Lake Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to
    14 inches at Harvey. Totals in Ohio ranged up to
    16 inches at Chardon.
    In 1989 Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported
    record low temperatures for the date, including Columbus
    OH with a reading of 12 degrees below zero. Heavy snow
    continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail received 65
    inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
    Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and
    reported a total of 108 inches of snow between the 10th
    and the 18th of the month.
    In 2001 Two inches of snow fell in the higher elevations of
    Maunea Kea, Hawaii.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Dec 11 00:02:57 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday December 11, 2020.
    This is the 346th day of the year, there are 20 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1932 Very cold weather prevailed along the West Coast.
    San Francisco received 0.8 inch of snow, and
    at the airport the temperature dipped to 20 degrees.
    At Sacramento CA, the mercury dipped to 17 degrees
    to establish an all-time record low for that location.
    Morning lows were below freezing from the 9th to the 15th
    at Sacramento, and the high on the 11th was just 34
    degrees. The cold wave dealt severe damage to truck
    crops and orange groves in the Sacramento Valley.
    In 1987 Low pressure over southwestern Ontario, Canada, brought
    snow and gusty winds to the North Central U.S. Winds
    gusted to 62 mph at Riverton WY. Snow and high winds in
    eastern North Dakota reduced visibilities to less than
    one hundred feet at times. Warm weather prevailed across
    the Southern Plains Region. Six cities reported record
    high temperatures for the date, including Del Rio TX with
    a reading of 89 degrees. Laredo TX and Kingsville TX
    tied for honors as hot spot in the nation with afternoon
    highs of 92 degrees.
    In 1988 Arctic cold invaded the central and eastern U.S.
    Sault Ste Marie MI reported a record low of 14 degrees
    below zero, and International Falls MN was the cold spot
    in the nation with a low of 25 degrees below zero.
    Temperatures remained below zero all day over parts of
    eastern Upper Michigan and northern New England.
    In 1989 Strong Santa Ana winds developed across southern
    California and parts of central California. Winds in
    Kern County of central California gusted to 100 mph near
    Grapevine. The high winds reduced visibilities to near
    zero in the desert areas, closing major interstate
    highways east of Ontario CA.
    In 1990 A 3 mile stretch of pea soup fog reduced visibility on I-75
    near Calhoun, TN, causing an 85 vehicle pile-up and 12 deaths.
    In 2000 A powerful arctic cold front swept across Arkansas, bringing
    a wide range of temperatures. Just after 12 noon Central
    Time, the temperature was 66 degrees at Little Rock. Then,
    the cold front passed, dropping the temperature 23 degrees to
    43 degrees in just 1 hour!! At 1pm, it was 15 in Fayetteville
    in the northwest corner of the state...and it was 67 in Pine
    Bluff, in southeast Arkansas...a 52 degree spread!!
    In 2002 Rain, freezing rain, sleet, and snow affected much of
    Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and into New England,
    creating hazardous driving conditions. Interstate 80 near
    Cunningham, PA was shut down for several hours by a multi-
    vehicle accident, involving both cars and trucks.
    In 2014 (11th-12th) A monster storm hammered the west coast of the
    U.S. with wind and rain. Over 6 inches of much needed
    rain fell, but it came too fast. This led to mud and rock
    slides, which badly damaged at least a dozen homes in
    Camarillo, CA. In the Sierra Nevada Mountains, heavy snow
    was accompanied by wind gusts over 130 mph on Mount Lincoln
    and White Mountain. Winds were near hurricane force in both
    Washington and Oregon. At Portland, OR, a 67 mph gust was
    highest in the area since 1981.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Dec 18 00:00:58 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday December 18, 2020.
    This is the 353rd day of the year, there are 13 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1957 A tornado swept across Jackson, Williamson and Franklin
    Counties in southern Illinois killing eleven persons.
    In 1981 A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and
    southeastern shores of Lake Michigan leaving up to
    22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IN.
    In 1983 Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT
    the mercury plunged to a record reading of 34 degrees
    below zero.
    In 1984 A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of
    snow in the mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches
    reported at Lancaster. Edwards AFB was closed, and
    Interstate-5 was closed from Castaic to the Tehachapis
    Mountains. (18th-19th)
    In 1986 A strong winter storm, which developed off the
    coast of New Jersey and moved out to sea, lashed the
    northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain, and heavy
    snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches
    in Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in
    New Hampshire. The highest rainfall amounts approached
    four inches in southern New England, where winds gusted
    to 70 mph.
    In 1987 A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region
    producing six inches of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in
    the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The storm then
    spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains
    and into the Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms
    over Texas.
    In 1988 Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool
    weather prevailed across the eastern states. Sheridan
    WY, with a record warm afternoon high of 68 degrees, was
    seven degrees warmer than Key West FL.
    In 1989 A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region
    spread freezing rain, sleet and snow across parts of the
    southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted in 170 auto
    accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
    Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold
    front. Miami FL equalled their record for December with
    a high of 87 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Dec 12 00:01:00 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday December 12, 2020.
    This is the 347th day of the year, there are 19 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1882 Portland OR was drenched with 7.66 inches of rain,
    a record 24 hour total for that location. (12th-13th)
    In 1960 The first of three Middle Atlantic snowstorms produced a
    foot of snow at Baltimore MD. A pre-winter blizzard
    struck the northeastern U.S. producing wind gusts as high
    as 51 mph along with 16 inches of snow at Nantucket MA,
    and 20 inches at Newark NJ.
    In 1969 The worst tornado of record for western Washington State
    tracked south of Seattle, traveling five miles, from Des
    Moines to Kent. The tornado, 50 to 200 yards in width,
    began as a waterspout over Puget Sound. One person was
    injured and the tornado caused half a million dollars
    damage.
    In 1987 While a developing winter storm began to spread snow
    across New Mexico into Colorado, high winds ushered
    unseasonably cold air into the southwestern states.
    Winds in California gusted to 60 mph in the Sacramento
    River Delta, and in the San Bernardino Valley.
    In 1988 Cold arctic air spread from the Great Lakes Region to the
    Appalachian Region. Twenty-five cities, mostly in the
    northeastern U.S., reported record low temperatures for
    the date. The low of 12 degrees below zero at Albany NY
    was their coldest reading for so early in the season.
    Saranac Lake NY was the cold spot in the nation with a
    low of 28 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 A winter storm produced snow from northern Mississippi to
    the Middle Atlantic Coast, with 10.5 inches reported at
    Powhatan VA. Heavy snow whitened the Black Hills
    of South Dakota, with 36 inches of snow reported at Deer
    Mountain. Thirteen cities in the north central U.S.,
    from Minnesota to Texas, reported record low temperatures
    for the date, including Duluth MN and Yankton SD with
    morning lows of 22 degrees below zero.
    In 2000 (12th-13th) Much of Arkansas was hit by an intense ice
    storm, that paralyzed the state, with icy roads, and
    knocking out power to 250,000 residents for several days.
    It was difficult to find hotel rooms within 60 miles of
    Little Rock, for those wanting shelter from the storm.
    In 2003 (12th-15th) For the second time in a week, a winter storm
    which began in Kansas and Oklahoma with snow, spread east
    into the Ohio Valley and the northeast and New England.
    Some areas once again got over 2 feet of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Dec 19 00:01:03 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday December 19, 2020.
    This is the 354th day of the year, there are 12 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1777 The Continental Army moved into encampment at
    Valley Forge amidst stormy winds and piercing cold.
    A relatively moderate winter followed.
    In 1924 The Riverside Ranger Station in Yellowstone Park WY
    reported a low of 59 degrees below zero, a December
    record for the U.S.
    In 1957 A tornado, 200 yards in width, killed two persons along
    its 15-mile path from near Waldo to near Bueana Vista in
    southwestern Arkansas. People from one house were
    carried 250 yards, and cars were said to have been
    carried 600 yards.
    In 1967 A record 83 inches of snow covered the ground at
    Flagstaff AZ. The heavy snows inflicted great hardships
    on reservations.
    In 1987 Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds
    in eastern Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley.
    Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Venus TX
    and Providence LA. Rain prevailed from the Southern
    Plains to the Middle Mississippi Valley. Small stream
    flooding was reported around Columbia MO.
    In 1988 Low pressure and a trailing cold front in the central
    U.S. brought snow and high winds to parts of the Rocky
    Mountain Region. Winds in Colorado gusted to 67 mph at
    La Junta. Thunderstorms along the cold front produced
    wind gusts to 65 mph at Kansas City MO.
    In 1989 High winds and heavy snow plagued the northern and
    central Rockies. Snowfall totals in Montana ranged up to
    12 inches at Lincoln, and wind gusts in Colorado reached
    97 mph at Squaw Mountain. Twelve cities in the north
    central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the
    date, including Dickinson ND with a reading of 26 degrees
    below zero. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in the nation
    with a morning low of 35 degrees below zero.
    In 2011 (19th through 21st). A major winter storm and blizzard
    affected much of the southern plains, including parts
    of Colorado, eastern New Mexico, the Texas and Oklahoma
    panhandles, and much of Kansas. A snow drift of 10 feet
    was reported in Springfield, Colorado...with snow totals
    of 1 to 2 feet common in many areas. Many roads were
    shut down, including Interstates 40 and 25 west of
    Amarillo, Texas, and Albequerque, New Mexico, among
    other areas, stranding many travelers.
    In 2012 (19th-20th) A contrast in weather was across the country,
    with winter storm and blizzard conditions across the west
    (especially from Colorado east-northeast to the Great Lakes
    region)...and severe thunderstorms and tornadoes across the
    south, in portions of Arkansas and the Gulf Coast. Strong
    winds behind the cold front affected a large area, with
    large numbers of people without power. A 30 car pileup on
    Interstate 35 near Fort Dodge, Iowa, during the blizzard,
    claimed at least one life. Gusts from the severe storms in
    Arkansas exceeded hurricane force in some places.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Dec 27 00:02:09 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday December 27, 2020.
    This is the 362nd day of the year, there are 4 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1869 A post Christmas storm in New York and Vermont produced
    record storm totals of 30 inches at Burlington VT, and 39
    inches at Montpelier VT. A public emergency is declared
    in Vermont.
    In 1892 An Atlantic coast storm produced a record 18.6 inches of
    snow at Norfolk VA, including 17.7 inches in 24 hours.
    The storm also produced 9.5 inches of snow at Raleigh NC,
    and brought snow to northern Florida for the first time
    in 35 years. (26th-28th)
    In 1978 The South Pole (Antarctica) celebrated its new highest
    temperature, 7.5 degrees.
    In 1982 The worst Louisiana rainstorm in more than 100 years came
    to an end. More than 18 inches fell at Vinton LA during
    the three day storm. Flooding was widespread, and
    property damage was estimated at 100 to 200 million
    dollars. President Reagan visited the state and declared
    ten parishes in northeastern Lousiana disaster areas.
    In 1987 A winter storm produced snow and high winds in Wyoming,
    Colorado and Nebraska. Denver CO experienced its worst
    snowstorm since December 1983 as high winds gusting to 46
    mph created near blizzard conditions, whipping the
    fifteen inch snow into drifts five feet high, and closing
    Stapleton Airport. Snowfall totals in the foothills
    southwest of Denver ranged up to 42 inches
    at Intercanyon. Blizzard conditions raged across
    southeastern Wyoming through the day, stranding
    300 holiday travelers in the tiny town of Chugwater.
    Heavier snowfall totals included 19 inches at La Grange
    WY, and 22 inches at Elsmere NE.
    In 1988 Severe thunderstorms developing along a cold front in the
    south central U.S. spawned a dozen tornadoes in
    Mississippi between early afternoon and sunrise the
    following day. A tornado at Harperville destroyed five
    chicken homes killing thousands of chickens. Strong
    thunderstorm winds gusted to 80 mph at Rolling Fork MS.
    In 1989 Half a dozen cities in the northeastern U.S. reported
    record low temperatures for the date, including Elkins WV
    with a reading of 13 degrees below zero. Watertown NY
    was the cold spot in the nation with a morning low of 37
    degrees below zero.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Jan 3 00:01:03 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday January 3, 2021.
    This is the 3rd day of the year, there are 362 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1777 An overnight freeze enabled George Washington and his troops
    to flank the British at Trenton, cross their lines at
    Princeton, and seek security in the hills of northern
    New Jersey.
    In 1949 A tornado hit Warren in southern Arkansas, killing 57 people.
    Several other tornadoes were noted across the state that day.
    In 1961 A three day long icestorm was in progress over northern Idaho
    which produced an accumulation of ice eight inches thick,
    a U.S. record. Heavy fog, which blanketed much of northern
    Idaho from Grangeville to the Canadian border, deposited the
    ice on power and phone lines causing widespread power outages.
    In 1988 After a day of rest, "Old Man Winter" came back as a triple
    threat, hitting both coasts with winter storms, and blasting
    the central U.S. with cold arctic air. Snow and ice in the
    eastern U.S. caused 4.5 million dollars damage to homes and
    vehicles in North Carolina, the storm in the western U.S.
    produced two feet of snow in the Lake Tahoe area of Nevada,
    and temperatures in North Dakota plunged to 30 degrees below
    zero, with wind chill readings as cold as 95 degrees below
    zero.
    In 1994 A heavy wet snow blanketed much of the state of Ohio, with
    12 to 18 inches reported in counties along the Ohio River.
    Newport received 21 inches. Thunder and lightning
    accompanied the snow, with five inches reported in Washington
    County and Noble County between 7 AM and 8 AM Tuesday. Parts
    of Washington County were without electricity for eight days
    following the storm.
    In 2001 (3rd-5th) An unusual southern winter storm brought snow to
    many areas from Texas, to Alabama, to Georgia, to the Carolinas,
    and on up into the northeast United States. Many flights were
    cancelled at Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport, with many roads shut
    down due to the wintry weather.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Jan 10 00:01:11 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday January 10, 2021.
    This is the 10th day of the year, there are 355 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1800 Savannah GA received a foot and a half of snow, and 10 inches
    blanketed Charleston SC. It was the heaviest snowfall of
    record for the immediate Coastal Plain of the southeastern
    United States.
    In 1911 The temperature at Rapid City, South Dakota, plummeted 47
    degrees in just 15 minutes.
    In 1918 (10th-12th) Arkansas was hit by a massive snowstorm that
    produced huge snow totals, just before a severe Arctic cold
    outbreak settled in over the state. Up to 30 inches of snow
    was reported on the ground in Calico Rock (north central
    Arkansas) after the storm; and deep snow generally covered
    the northern half of the state. Searcy, in central Arkansas
    fell to -20 degrees, and Little Rock fell to -8 on the 12th.
    The Arkansas River reportedly froze over to the point where
    cars and wagons could cross the river on the ice.
    In 1949 Snow was reported at San Diego CA for the first and only time
    since 1882. Snow was noted even on some of the beaches in
    parts of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Burbank reported
    4.7 inches, and Long Beach and Laguna Beach received one inch
    of snow.
    In 1975 The "Storm of the Century" hit Minnesota. A severe blizzard
    moved northward across the state producing up to two feet of
    snow. High winds drove wind chill readings to 80 degrees
    below zero, and at Duluth MN the barometric pressure dipped
    to 28.55 inches. The storm, which claimed 35 lives, occurred
    on the 102nd anniversary of the infamous "Pioneer Blizzard"
    in Minnesota.
    In 1982 The temperature at O'Hare Airport in Chicago IL plunged to
    an all-time record of 26 degrees below zero, and high winds
    drove the wind chill reading to 77 degrees below zero. The
    temperature in Downtown Chicago reached 23 degrees below
    zero. A week later, a second arctic surge sent the
    temperature plunging back down to 25 degrees below zero.
    In 1987 Bitter cold air invaded the Rocky Mountain Region, with
    subzero readings reported as far south as Gallop NM.
    Pocatello ID reported a record low rading of 14 degrees
    below zero.
    In 1988 A storm in the northwestern U.S. produced wind gusts to
    97 mph at Netarts OR, and up to two feet of snow in the
    mountains of Oregon.
    In 1989 The first documented January tornado of record in Utah
    struck the south part of Sandy. Asphalt shingles were
    driven one half inch into a fence. Clear skies, light
    winds, and up to 24 inches of snow cover, allowed the
    temperature to plunge to 45 degrees below zero at
    Roseau MN, and to -43 degrees at Warroad MN. The
    afternoon high at Grand Forks ND was 16 degrees below
    zero.
    In 1990 Strong southerly winds ahead of a Pacific cold front helped
    temperatures in the central U.S. soar as much as 50 degrees
    during the day. A total of fifty cities in the central U.S.
    reported record high temperatures for the date, with
    afternoon highs in the 70s reported as far north as Nebraska
    and eastern Colorado. Highs of 53 at Devils Lake ND, 76 at
    Grand Island NE, 73 at Lincoln NE, and 73 at North Platte NE,
    established records for the month of January.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Jan 17 00:01:29 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday January 17, 2021.
    This is the 17th day of the year, there are 348 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1817 A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire.
    Saint Elmo's fire appeared as static discharges on roof
    peaks, fence posts, and the hats and fingers of people.
    Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.
    In 1893 The mercury dipped to 17 degrees below zero at Millsboro DE
    to establish a state record.
    In 1972 A single storm unloaded 77.5 inches of snow at Summit MT to
    establish a state record.
    In 1982 Strong chinook winds caused severe wind damage in Boulder CO.
    Wind gusts to 118 mph was recorded on the roof of the
    Environmental Research Laboratories (ERL), and a wind gust
    to 137 mph was measured atop the roof of the NCAR building
    (in the southwest part of the city, 600 feet above ground
    level). The high winds uprooted trees and damaged roofs.
    In 1987 A winter storm spread snow from the Southern Rockies into
    the Middle Mississippi Valley and southwestern sections of
    the Great Lakes Region, and freezing rain across Texas and
    Oklahoma. Snowfall totals ranged up to 16 inches at Tulia TX,
    with 12 inches at Wellington KS.
    In 1988 A Pacific storm battered the southern coast of California.
    Winds gusting to 65 mph uprooted trees in San Diego.
    Los Angeles reported an all-time record low baromteric
    pressure reading of 29.25 inches.
    In 1989 Strong chinook winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies
    gusted to 90 mph near Rollinsville CO, and reached 94 mph
    near Big Timber MT. Heavy snow blanketed parts of the Upper
    Mississippi Valley, with eight inches reported in Douglas
    County WI.
    In 1990 Twenty cities across the southeastern half of the country
    reported record high temperatures for the date. Record highs
    included 61 degrees at Williamstown PA and 85 degrees at
    Brownsville TX. Evening thunderstorms produced large hail
    and damaging winds from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
    In 2013 A rare winter snow occurred in portions of Mississippi and
    Alabama, spreading northeast through the Appalachians, and
    the northeast US (17th-18th).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Jan 24 00:01:01 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday January 24, 2021.
    This is the 24th day of the year, there are 341 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1916 The temperature at Browning MT plunged 100 degrees in just
    24 hours, from 44 degrees above zero to 56 degrees below
    zero. It was a record 24 hour temperature drop for the U.S.
    In 1935 Snowstorms hit the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific
    Northwest producing record 24 hour snowfall totals of 23
    inches at Portland ME and 52 inches at Winthrop MA.
    In 1956 Thirty-eight inches of rain deluged the Kilauea Sugar
    Plantation of Hawaii in 24 hours, including twelve inches
    in just one hour.
    In 1963 A great arctic outbreak reached the southern U.S. The cold
    wave broke many records for duration of cold weather along
    the Gulf Coast. A reading of 15 degrees below zero at
    Nashville TN was an all-time record low for that location.
    In 1982 Chinook winds plagued the foothills of southeastern Wyoming
    and northern and central Colorado for the second straight
    Sunday. The winds gusted to 140 mph at Wondervu CO, located
    northeast of Denver. Chinook winds a week earlier produced
    wind gusts to 137 mph.
    In 1987 Temperatures in Minnesota plunged far below the zero mark.
    International Falls MN reported a morning low of 35 degrees
    below zero, and Warroad MN was the cold spot in the nation
    with a low of 45 below zero. A storm developing in
    northeastern Texas produced severe thunderstorms with large
    hail in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Camden AR reported
    golf ball size hail.
    In 1988 A blizzard rapidly developed in the north central U.S.
    In just one hour weather conditions in eastern North Dakota
    switched from sunny skies, light winds and temperature
    readings in the 20s, to rapidly falling temperatures and
    near zero visibility in snow and blowing snow. High winds
    in Wyoming, gusting to 72 mph at Gillette, produced snow
    drifts sixteen feet high. Northwestern Iowa experienced
    its second blizzard in just 24 hours. High winds in Iowa
    produced wind chill readings as cold as 65 degrees below
    zero.
    In 1989 Heavy snow blanketed the Rockies and the Northern High Plains
    Region. Hettinger ND received 12 inches of snow. Wolf Creek
    Pass CO was blanketed with 16 inches of snow in just 24
    hours. Severe cold prevailed across Alaska. Between the
    24th and the 29th of January, a total of thirty stations in
    the state report all-time record low temperatures.
    In 1990 A deep low pressure system brought high winds and heavy snow
    to the western Aleutian Islands of Alaska. Winds gusting to
    82 mph at Shemya reduced the visibility to near zero in
    blowing snow. Rain and gale force winds lashed the northern
    Pacific coast. Thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains
    over the central Gulf coast states.
    In 2000 Raleigh-Durham, NC was paralyzed by a record 20.4 inches
    of snow...which shut the airport down for several days.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Dec 28 00:02:34 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday December 28, 2020.
    This is the 363rd day of the year, there are 3 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1839 The third storm in two weeks hit the northeastern U.S.
    It brought two more feet of snow to Hartford CT and
    Worcester MA. Whole gales swept the coast causing many
    wrecks.
    In 1897 The temperature at Dayville OR hit 81 degrees to
    establish a state record for December.
    In 1924 Iowa experienced its coldest December morning of record.
    Morning lows averaged 25 degrees below zero for the
    104 weather stations across the state.
    In 1955 Anchorage AK was buried under 17.7 inches of snow in
    24 hours, a record for that location. (28th-29th)
    In 1958 Albuquerque NM received 14.2 inches of snow to establish
    a 24 hour record. (28th-29th)
    In 1987 A winter storm produced heavy snow in the Upper
    Mississippi Valley and the Upper Great Lakes Region. Up
    to twenty inches of snow buried southern Minnesota, and
    20 to 40 mph northwesterly winds produced snow drifts six
    feet high, and reduced visibilities to near zero at times
    in blowing snow. There were a thousand traffic accidents
    in Michigan during the storm, resulting in thirty-five
    injuries.
    In 1988 Strong winds behind a cold front claimed three lives
    in eastern Pennsylvania, and injured a dozen others in
    eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Maryland.
    Winds gusted to 87 mph at Hammonton NJ and in the
    Washington D.C. area.
    In 1989 Squalls continued to bring snow to the Great Lakes
    Region, with heavy snow reported near Lake Superior and
    Lake Ontario. Syracuse NY received 8.5 inches of snow to
    push the total for the month past their previous December
    record of 57 inches.
    In 2001 (28th-31st) Montague, NY got just under 10 feet of snow
    (119 inches), from the Lake Effect Snow Machine.
    In 2002 Another in a series of storms battered the west coast
    from Washington south to California. Heavy rains at the
    lower elevations, heavy snow at the higher elevations,
    and strong winds were the rule. Some places in the higher
    elevations had gusts well over 100 mph, the equivalent of
    a category 2 hurricane (28th). The storm would produce
    heavy rain and severe weather across the central and
    southern plains into the southeast U.S. (29th-30th).
    In 2015 (26th-28th). Heavy rain fell over much of Arkansas, with
    the Arkansas reaching its highest levels since 1990.
    Widespread flash flooding and river flooding occurred.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Jan 4 00:00:59 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday January 4, 2021.
    This is the 4th day of the year, there are 361 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1888 Sacramento CA received 3.5 inches of snow, an all-time record
    for that location. The heaviest snow in recent history was
    two inches on February 5th in 1976.
    In 1971 A blizzard raged from Kansas to Wisconsin, claiming 27 lives
    in Iowa. Winds reached 50 mph, and the storm produced up to
    20 inches of snow.
    In 1982 Milwaukee WI was shut down completely as a storm buried the
    city under 16 inches of snow in 24 hours. It was the worst
    storm in thirty-five years.
    In 1987 A storm moving off the Pacific Ocean spread wintry weather
    across the southwestern U.S., with heavy snow extending from
    southern California to western Wyoming. Up to 15 inches of
    snow blanketed the mountains of southern California, and
    rainfall totals in California ranged up to 2.20 inches in the
    Chino area.
    In 1994 A major winter storm blanketed much of the northeastern U.S.
    with heavy snow. More than two feet was reported in
    northwestern Pennsylvania, with 33 inches at Waynesburg.
    There were ten heart attacks, and 185 injuries, related to
    the heavy snow in northwest Pennsylvania. Whiteout
    conditions were reported in Vermont and in northeastern
    New York State. A wind gust to 75 mph was clocked at
    Shaftsbury VT. In the Adirondacks of eastern New York State,
    the town of Tupper reported five inches of snow between 1 PM
    and 2 PM.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Jan 11 00:01:30 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday January 11, 2021.
    This is the 11th day of the year, there are 354 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1918 A tremendous blizzard completely immobilized the Midwest,
    stopping mail service for two weeks. The vast storm then
    moved through the Great Lakes Region and the Ohio Valley.
    Winds reached 60 mph at Toledo OH, and the temperature
    plunged from 28 above to 15 below zero during passage of
    the cold front.
    In 1972 Downslope winds hit the eastern slopes of the Rockies in
    northern Colorado and southeastern Wyoming. Boulder CO
    reported wind gusts to 143 mph and twenty-five million
    dollars property damage.
    In 1987 A storm in the northeastern U.S. buried the mountains of
    central Vermont with up to 26 inches of snow, and snowfall
    totals in Maine ranged up to 27 inches at Telos Lake.
    Winds gusted to 45 mph at Newark NJ and Albany NY.
    In 1988 High winds with snow produced a 50 car pile-up along
    Interstate 15 in Utah. Winds gusted to 115 mph at
    Rendezvous Peak, Wyoming.
    In 1989 A cold front which the previous day produced 21 inches of
    snow at Stampede Pass WA and wind gusts to 75 mph at
    Mammoth Lakes CA, spread snow across Colorado. Totals in
    Colorado ranged up to 17 inches at Steamboat Springs.
    In 1990 Strong northwesterly winds associated with a deep low
    pressure system crossing the Upper Great Lakes Region
    ushered cold air into the central U.S. Winds gusted to
    72 mph at Fort Dodge IA, and wind gusts reached 75 mph
    at Yankton SD. Snow and high winds created blizzard
    conditions in northwestern Minnesota. Squalls produced
    heavy snow in parts of Upper Michigan and northern Lower
    Michigan, with 16 inches reported at Wakefield.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Jan 18 00:00:56 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday January 18, 2021.
    This is the 18th day of the year, there are 347 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1857 A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard.
    Snowfall totals of 12 inches were common, whole gales caused
    shipwrecks and damaged property on islands, and temperatures
    near zero prevailed from Virginia northward. Great drifts
    of snow blocked transportation. Richmond VA was cut off from
    Washington DC for a week.
    In 1973 In Cory Louisiana, a baby was carried by strong tornado
    winds 300 to 400 yards and received only minor injuries.
    In 1987 A storm in the south central U.S. blanketed Oklahoma City
    with eight inches of snow, their highest total since 1948.
    Snowfall totals in Oklahoma ranged up to 13 inches at Gage,
    with drifts five feet high. Roof collapses across the
    state resulted in seven million dollars damage.
    In 1988 A storm in the southwestern U.S. produced a 15 to 20 foot
    surf along the southern coast of California resulting in
    more than fifty million dollars damage. A small tornado
    in Orange County CA lifted a baseball dugout fifteen feet
    into the air and deposited it in the street, 150 yards away.
    The same storm also produced 26 inches of snow at Duck Creek
    UT.
    In 1989 While fair and mild weather prevailed across the forty-eight
    states, bitter cold gripped Alaska. The high temperature for
    the day at Fairbanks was 30 degrees below zero. Thunderstorms
    along the western Gulf coast drenched parts of southwest
    Houston with more than four inches of rain.
    In 1990 A winter storm produced heavy snow and high winds across the
    southwestern U.S. Snowfall totals ranged up to 18 inches at
    Lake Arrowhead CA and Ashford AZ. High winds in New Mexico
    gusted to 100 mph east of Albuquerque. Unseasonably warm
    weather continued from Texas to the Atlantic coast. Twenty
    cities reported record high temperatures for the date
    including Roanoke VA with a reading of 71 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Jan 25 14:38:14 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday January 25, 2021.
    This is the 25th day of the year, there are 340 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1821 The Hudson River was frozen solid during the midst of the
    coldest winter in forty-one years. Thousands of persons
    crossed the ice from New York City to New Jersey, and
    refreshment taverns were set up in the middle of the
    river to warm pedestrians.
    In 1837 At 7 PM a display of the Northern Lights danced above
    Burlington VT. Its light was equal to the full moon.
    Snow and other objects reflecting the light were deeply
    tinged with a blood red hue. Blue, yellow and white
    streamers were also noted.
    In 1965 Alta UT was in the midst of a storm that left the town
    buried under 105 inches of snow establishing a record for
    the state.
    In 1987 The second major storm in three days hit the Eastern
    Seaboard producing up to 15 inches of snow in Virginia,
    Maryland and Delaware. Up to 30 inches of snow covered
    the ground in Virginia following the two storms.
    In 1988 High winds created blizzard conditions in the mountains
    of Colorado. Winds gusted to 109 mph at Echo Lake, and
    a wind gust to 193 mph was reported atop Mount Evans.
    A "nor'easter" moving up the Atlantic Coast spread heavy
    snow from the Carolinas to New England, with up to 16
    inches reported in the Poconos of eastern Pennsylvania.
    In 1989 Bitter cold air, coming down from Alaska, settled over
    the Northern Rockies. Wilson WY reports a morning low of
    48 degrees below zero. Thunderstorms produced severe
    weather in the south central U.S. One thunderstorm in
    north central Texas spawned a tornado which injures three
    persons at Troy.
    In 1990 Low pressure developed explosively over east central
    Missouri and moved into Lower Michigan producing high
    winds and heavy snow across parts of Iowa, Illinois and
    Wisconsin. Wind gusts to 60 mph and up to a foot of snow
    created near blizzard conditions in southeastern
    Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Wind gusts in Indiana
    reached 76 mph at Wabash. Thunderstorms associated with
    the storm produced wind gusts to 54 mph at Fort Madison IA.
    A storm to 948 millibars (about 28.00" mercury) mauled
    Britain with winds to 120 mph.
    In 2003 It was a wild, winter weather week across much of the U.S.,
    with frigid temperatures and winter precipitation. The cold
    weather even reached into south Florida. Some of the
    morning lows during the week included 37 at Miami, FL, 36
    at Hollywood, FL, 33 at Palm Beach, FL, 14 at Atlanta, GA,
    2 at Nashville, TN, and 13 at Little Rock, AR. Snow fell on
    the beaches at Cape Hatteras, NC, Virginia Beach, VA, and
    snow was even seen at Cape Canerval, FL. Wind chills below 0
    were common in many areas, with -60 wind chills keeping
    skiiers off the slopes in New England. (19th-25th).
    In 2004 (25th-26th) Severe Tropical Storm Elita formed in the
    southwest Indian Ocean, and crossed Madagascar 3 times.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Dec 29 00:02:28 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday December 29, 2020.
    This is the 364th day of the year, there are 2 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1830 A very heavy snowstorm ushered in the "winter of the deep
    snow". The storm produced 30 inches of snow at Peoria IL
    and 36 inches at Kansas City MO. Cold and snow continued
    until the middle of February causing great suffering
    among pioneers.
    In 1894 A severe freeze hit Florida destroying fruit and causing
    considerable damage to trees.
    In 1954 Fort Scott KS was buried under 26 inches of snow in
    24 hours to establish a state record. (28th-29th)
    In 1984 One hundred cities in the eastern U.S. reported record
    high temperatures. Kansas City MO experienced its
    warmest December day of record with a morning low of
    60 degrees and afternoon high of 71 degrees.
    In 1987 A storm off the Middle Atlantic Coast produced heavy snow
    in the Appalachians and the northeastern U.S. Snow and
    high winds created blizzard conditions in southeastern
    Massachusetts. Cape Cod received thirteen inches of
    snow, and snow drifts three feet deep were reported
    around Chatham MA. Strong winds produced wind chill
    readings as cold as 60 degrees below zero in southwest
    New England. In the western U.S., a Pacific coast storm
    produced heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada Range of
    California, with 24 inches reported at Mammoth Mountain.
    In 1988 A cold front brought rain and snow to the northwestern
    U.S. The rainfall total of 2.70 inches at Astoria OR was
    a record for the date. High winds along the eastern
    slopes of the Northern Rockies gusted to 81 mph at
    Livingston MT.
    In 1989 Snow and ice prevailed from the southwestern U.S. to the
    Great Lakes Region. Flagstaff AZ received nine inches of
    snow in just six hours. Bitter cold weather continued
    over Maine. Portland ME reported a record twenty-two
    straight days with highs 32 degrees or colder.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Jan 5 00:01:01 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday January 5, 2021.
    This is the 5th day of the year, there are 360 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1835 It was a record cold morning in the eastern U.S. The mercury
    at the Yale Campus in New Haven CT plunged to 23 degrees below
    zero, and reached 40 below in the Berkshire Hills of
    Connecticut. Bitterly cold air gripped the northeastern
    U.S. Morning lows of -42 degrees at Smethport PA and
    -34 at River Vale NJ established state records.
    In 1960 Central Arkansas got hit by heavy snow, with 11.5 inches
    falling at Little Rock.
    In 1982 A three day rainstorm in the San Francisco area finally came
    to an end. Marin County and Cruz County were drenched with
    up to 25 inches of rain, and the Sierra Nevada Range was
    buried under four to eight feet of snow. The storm claimed
    at least 36 lives, and caused more than 300 million dollars
    damage.
    In 1987 A massive winter storm spread heavy snow from the southwestern
    U.S. into the Rockies. In Utah, the Alta ski resort reported
    a storm total of 42 inches of snow. Winds gusted to 64 mph at
    Albuquerque NM.
    In 1988 Thunderstorms helped produce heavy snow in the Lower Great
    Lakes Region. Snow fell at the rate of four to five inches
    per hour, and snowfall totals ranged up to 69 inches at
    Highmarket NY. A strong Pacific cold front produced heavy
    snow and high winds in Nevada. Winds gusted to 80 mph north
    of Reno, while up to two feet of snow blanketed the Lake
    Tahoe ski area.
    In 1990 Thunderstorms produced heavy rain in the Central Gulf Coast
    Region. New Orleans LA was drenched with 4.05 inches of rain
    in 24 hours. An overnight storm blanketed the mountains of
    northern Utah with up to eleven inches of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Jan 12 00:01:04 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday January 12, 2021.
    This is the 12th day of the year, there are 353 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1888 A sharp cold front swept southward from the Dakotas to Texas
    in just 24 hours spawning a severe blizzard over the Great
    Plains. More than 200 pioneers perished in the storm.
    Subzero temperatures and mountainous snow drifts killed
    tens of thousands of cattle.
    In 1912 The morning low of 47 degrees below zero at Washta IA
    established a state record.
    In 1985 A record snowstorm struck portions of western and south
    central Texas. The palm trees of San Antonio were
    blanketed with up to thirteen and a half inches of snow,
    more snow than was ever previously received in an entire
    winter season.
    In 1987 Twenty-seven cities in the Upper Midwest reported new record
    high temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs of 72
    degrees at Valentine NE and 76 degrees at Rapid City SD set
    records for the month of January.
    In 1988 Parts of North Dakota finally got their first snow of the
    winter season, and it came with a fury as a blizzard raged
    across the north central U.S. Snowfall totals ranged up to
    14 inches at Fargo ND, winds gusted to 65 mph at Windom MN,
    and wind chill readings in North Dakota reached 60 degrees
    below zero.
    In 1989 A dozen cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record high
    temperatures for the date as readings warmed into the 70s
    and 80s. Fort Myers FL reported a record high of 86 degrees.
    In 1990 Gale force winds produce squalls with heavy snow in the Great
    Lakes Region. Totals in northwest Pennsylvania ranged up to
    eleven inches at Conneautville and Meadville. Barnes Corners,
    in western New York State, was buried under 27 inches of snow
    in two days.
    In 2003 The Lake Effect Snow Machine was in full force (11th-12th),
    with some parts of western New York state getting over 50
    inches of snow (just over 4 feet) in only 2 days.
    In 2005 Severe thunderstorms erupted along a cold front from Texas
    northeast into Oklahoma, Missouri, and Illinois. As much
    as a 40 degree temperature contrast was noted along the
    front, and as it plowed into the unstable airmass ahead of
    it, several reports of severe weather were noted. An F-2
    tornado struck Langston and Homer, Louisiana...while an F-3
    tornado struck Junction City and Lawson, Arkansas...killing
    two people, and injuring many others. Flooding from heavy
    rains indunated areas around Pine Bluff, Arkansas...and
    there were several reports of wind damage across the area.
    Severe weather continued in areas of Mississippi, and
    Alabama, among others.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Jan 19 00:05:37 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday January 19, 2021.
    This is the 19th day of the year, there are 346 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1810 The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds
    wrecked homes, and accompanied a sudden overnight drop in
    temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy struck Sanbornton NH
    where three chidren froze to death.
    In 1933 Giant Forest CA received 60 inches of snow in just 24 hours,
    a state record, and the second highest 24 hour total of
    record for the U.S.
    In 1977 Snowflakes were observed at Homestead and Miami Beach in
    extreme southern Florida...the first time snow fell there
    since weather records were kept. Just north of Miami in
    Carol City, 3 inches of snow was measured.
    In 1987 A storm tracking toward the northeastern U.S. produced up to
    14 inches of snow in northern Indiana. Peru IN reported a
    foot of snow. Six cities in Florida reported new record
    high temperatures for the date. The afternoon high of 88
    degrees at Miami equalled their record for the month of
    January.
    In 1988 A powerful storm hit the central U.S. producing blizzard
    conditions in the Central High Plains, and severe
    thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Snowfall
    totals ranged up to 36 inches at Wolf Creek Pass CO, with
    31 inches at Elsmere NE. Tornadoes claimed five lives in
    Tennessee, and a tornado at Cullman AL injured 35 persons.
    In 1989 The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks AK was a frigid
    41 degrees below zero, and the morning low of 24 degrees
    below zero at Anchorage AK was their coldest reading in
    fourteen years.
    In 1990 Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in
    eastern Texas and Louisiana. Tornadoes at Garland TX and
    Apple Springs TX each injured one person. Heavy snow spread
    from the Southern and Central Rockies into the Great Plains.
    Storm totals in New Mexico reached 36 inches at Gascon.
    Totals in the Central Plains ranged up to 15 inches near
    McCook NE and Garden City KS.
    In 2004 (17th-19th) A surprise tropical cyclone formed in the south
    Atlantic Ocean, and came ashore in Brazil, bringing flooding
    rains to many areas. It was only the second tropical system
    in the south Atlantic, since one off of Angola in 1991.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Jan 26 00:00:57 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday January 26, 2021.
    This is the 26th day of the year, there are 339 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1978 A paralyzing blizzard struck the Midwest. One to three
    feet of snow fell in Michigan, and 20 to 40 inches was
    reported across Indiana. Winds reached 70 mph in
    Michigan, and gusted above 100 mph in Ohio. The high
    winds produced snow drifts twenty feet high in Michigan
    and Indiana stranding thousands on the interstates.
    Temperatures in Ohio dropped from the 40s to near zero
    during the storm, where 10 inches of snow became 25 foot
    drifts.
    In 1983 The California coast was battered by a storm which
    produced record high tides, thirty-two foot waves,
    and mudslides, causing millions of dollars damage.
    The storm then moved east and dumped four feet of snow on
    Lake Tahoe. (22nd-29th)
    In 1987 A winter storm spread heavy snow across the Middle and
    Northern Atlantic Coast States, with 18 inches reported
    at Vineland NJ, and wind gusts to 65 mph at Chatham MA.
    Snow cover in Virginia ranged up to thirty inches
    following this second major storm in just one week.
    In 1988 A snowstorm in the northeastern U.S. produced 19 inches
    at Austerlitz NY and Stillwater NY. A storm in the Great
    Lakes Region left 16.5 inches at Marquette MI, for a
    total of 43 inches in six days.
    In 1989 Snow and high winds created blizzard-like conditions in
    northwestern Vermont. Winds at Saint Albins gusted to
    88 mph. In Alaska, the town of Cold Foot (located north
    of Fairbanks) reported a morning low of 75 degrees below
    zero.
    In 1990 A winter storm spread high winds from the northwestern
    U.S. to Wyoming and Colorado, with heavy snow in some of
    the high elevations. Stevens Pass WA received 17 inches
    of snow, half of which fell in four hours. In extreme
    northwest Wyoming, Togwotee Mountain Lodge received 24
    inches of snow. Winds in Colorado gusted to 90 mph at
    Rollinsville.
    In 2015 (26th-27th) A major winter storm, with blizzard conditions
    in some areas, affected much of the northeast United States
    and New England. While New York got around 8 inches, and
    Philadelphia got around 5 inches...areas from Long Island,
    New York to Coastal Maine (including the Boston area), got
    over 2 feet of snow. Just southeast toward Cape Cod, sea
    water flowed inland during high tide on the 27th. Homes in
    Scituate and Marshfield, Massachusetts areas were flooded.
    Wind gusts from 30 to 70 mph causing huge drifts of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Dec 23 00:01:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday December 23, 2020.
    This is the 358th day of the year, there are 8 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1811 A cold storm hit Long Island sound with a foot of snow,
    gale force winds, and temperatures near zero. During the
    storm many ships were wrecked, and in some cases entire
    crews perished.
    In 1955 The barometric pressure dipped to a 28.97 inches
    (981.0 millibars) at Boise ID, an all-time record for
    that location.
    In 1982 (23rd-25th) Twenty-nine tornadoes across Arkansas over three
    days, added to the misery from an outbreak that occurred on
    Dec. 2 and 3. The most tornadoes occurred on Christmas Eve,
    with one fatality in Faulkner County, northwest of Little
    Rock. Heavy rains resulted in river flooding across south
    Arkansas. Elsewhere, a major winter storm struck Colorado,
    producing heavy snow and blizzard conditions. A record two
    feet of snow was reported at Stapleton Airport in Denver,
    which was shut down for 33 hours. Up to 44 inches of snow
    fell in the foothills surrounding Denver. The storm hurt
    the ski industry, as skiers were unable to make it out of
    Denver to the slopes, and the closed airport became a
    campground for vacationers. (23rd-25th)
    In 1983 The temperature plunged to 50 degrees below zero
    at Williston ND to equal their all-time record.
    Minneapolis MN reported an afternoon high of 17 degrees
    below zero, and that evening strong northerly winds
    produced wind chill readings of 100 degrees below zero in
    North Dakota.
    In 1987 A winter storm brought heavy snow to the Central Rockies,
    and also spread a blanket of snow across the Middle
    Missouri Valley in time for Christmas. Snow and high
    winds created near blizzard conditions in Wyoming.
    Snowfall totals in Wyoming ranged up to 25 inches at
    Casper, with four feet of snow reported at the Hogadon
    Ski Resort on Capser Mountain. The Wolf Creek Ski Resort
    in Colorado received 26 inches of snow. Totals in the
    Middle Missouri Valley ranged up to 16 inches at Alpena
    SD, with 14 inches at Harrison NE. Strong winds ushered
    unseasonably cold air into the southwestern U.S. Canyon
    winds gusting to 100 mph created ground blizzards in
    Utah.
    In 1988 Low pressure in the Upper Midwest produced strong and
    gusty winds across the Great Lakes Region and the Ohio
    Valley. Winds in Ohio gusted to 47 mph at Cincinnati,
    and reached 51 mph at Cleveland.
    In 1989 An historic arctic outbreak spread to the Gulf Coast
    Region, and a total of 122 cities across the central and
    eastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the
    date. Forty-one of those cities reported record lows for
    the month of December, with some cities breaking December
    records established the previous morning. Morning lows of
    11 degrees at New Orleans LA and Lake Charles LA,
    4 degrees below zero at San Angelo TX, and 26 degrees
    below zero at Topeka KS, established all-time records for
    those four locations. Yankton SD was the cold spot in
    the nation with a morning low of 31 degrees below zero.
    A storm system moving across the Florida peninsula and
    along the Southern Atlantic Coast produced high winds and
    record snows along the Carolina coast. Snowfall totals
    of 15 inches at Wilmington NC and 13.3 inches at Cape
    Hatteras NC were all-time records for those
    two locations. Gale force winds, gusting to 60 mph,
    produced waves thirty-four feet high off the coast of
    North Carolina, and whipped the heavy snow into drifts up
    to eight feet high. The storm resulted in the first
    white Christmas of record from northeastern Florida to
    North Carolina.
    In 2002 A powerful early winter storm brought a wide variety of
    weather to much of the southern plains eastward, and into
    the northeast U.S. (23rd-25th). Heavy snow was reported
    in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri, with 12 deaths in the
    plains being blamed on the storm. The storm also gave a
    White Christmas to the Ohio Valley into the northeast.
    On the warm side of the storm, high winds, tornadoes, and
    heavy rain were seen. Houston, TX had strong winds, flash
    flooding was in the Atlanta, GA area, with tornadoes in
    southwest Georgia and Alabama...as well as in Texas,
    Louisiana, and Florida.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Dec 30 00:02:24 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday December 30, 2020.
    This is the 365th day of the year, there are 1 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1880 The temperature at Charlotte NC plunged to an all-time
    record cold readings of 5 degrees below zero, a record
    which was equalled on the 21st of January in 1985.
    In 1917 A great cold wave set many records in the northeastern
    U.S. The mercury plunged to 13 degrees below zero at New
    York City, and to 15 below at Boston. Temperature
    readings dipped below zero at Boston five nights in a
    row. Berlin NH hit 44 degrees below zero in the "Great
    World War I Cold Wave", and Saint Johnsbury VT reached 43
    degrees below zero.
    In 1933 The temperature reached 50 degrees below zero at
    Bloomfield VT. It was the coldest reading in modern
    records for New England. The temperature at Pittsburgh
    NH reached 44 degrees below zero.
    In 1955 Anchorage AK reported an all-time record snow depth of
    47 inches. (30th-1st)
    In 1972 The ship Weather Reporter in the Atlantic Ocean measured an
    86 foot high wave, the world's highest measured wave.
    In 1987 A storm in the western U.S. produced heavy snow in Utah,
    with 28 inches reported in the Mount Holly and Elk
    Meadows area. Strong winds prevailed ahead of a cold
    front in the central U.S. Winds gusted to 46 mph at
    Dodge City KS, and reached 80 mph at Ruidoso NM. Strong
    northerly winds, ushering arctic cold into the north
    central U.S., created blizzard conditions in western
    Minnesota and central and eastern South Dakota.
    In 1988 Unseasonably cold weather prevailed in the southwestern
    U.S. A week of subfreezing temperatures in southern
    California claimed the lives of five people. Redding CA
    was blanketed with four inches of snow.
    In 1989 Extreme cold continued across northern Maine. Milo ME
    was the cold spot in the nation with a morning low of 38
    degrees below zero, and the low of 31 degrees below zero
    at Caribou ME was a December record for that location.
    Freezing rain spread across much of Lower Michigan,
    knocking out electrical power to 1.9 million customers in
    southeastern Lower Michigan.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Jan 6 00:01:03 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday January 6, 2021.
    This is the 6th day of the year, there are 359 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1880 Seattle WA was in the midst of their worst snowstorm of
    record. Hundreds of barns were destroyed, and transportation
    was brought to a standstill, as the storm left the city
    buried under four feet of snow.
    In 1884 The temperature dipped to one degree below zero at Atlanta
    GA. It marked the final day of a severe arctic outbreak in
    the South and Midwest.
    In 1987 A storm moving across the western U.S. spread heavy snow into
    the Central Rockies. Casper WY received 14 inches of snow in
    24 hours, a January record for that location. Big Piney WY
    reported 17 inches of snow.
    In 1988 It was a bad day for chickens. Heavy snow in Arkansas, with
    totals ranging up to 16 inches at Heber Springs, killed 3.5
    million chickens, and snow and ice up to three inches thick
    claimed the lives of another 1.75 million chickens in north
    central Texas. Two million chickens in Alabama also died. Up
    to 18 inches of snow blanketed Oklahoma, with Oklahoma City
    reporting a record 12 inches of snow in 24 hours.
    In 1989 A "bonafide blizzard" ripped through south central and
    southeastern Idaho. Strong winds, gusting to 60 mph at
    the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, whipped the snow into
    drifts five feet high, and produced wind chill readings as
    cold as 35 degrees below zero. The blizzard prompted an
    Idaho Falls air controller to remark that "the snow is
    blowing so hard you can't see the fog".
    In 1990 Rain and gale force winds prevailed along the Northern
    Pacific Coast. Winds at Astoria OR gusted to 65 mph.
    Unseasonably warm weather prevailed over Florida. Five
    cities reported record high temperatures for the date,
    including Miami with a reading of 86 degrees. The hot
    spot in the nation was West Palm Beach with a high of 87
    degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Jan 13 00:01:11 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday January 13, 2021.
    This is the 13th day of the year, there are 352 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1886 A great blizzard struck the state of Kansas without warning.
    The storm claimed 50 to 100 lives, and eighty percent of the
    cattle in the state.
    In 1888 The mercury plunged to 65 degrees below zero at Fort Keough,
    located near Miles City MT. The reading stood as a record
    for the continental U.S. for sixty-six years.
    In 1903 A wall of water (storm surge) to 40 feet rushed across parts
    of the Society Islands in the South Pacific.
    In 1912 The temperature at Oakland MD plunged to 40 degrees below
    zero to establish a state record.
    In 1987 Dry and mild weather prevailed across the country. Nineteen
    cities in the Upper Midwest reported record high temperatures
    for the date, including Grand Island NE with a reading of
    67 degrees.
    In 1988 A fast moving cold front ushered arctic cold into the north
    central and northeastern U.S. Mason City IA reported a
    wind chill reading of 51 degrees below zero, and Greenville,
    Maine reported a wind chill of 63 degrees below zero.
    Winds along the cold front gusted to 63 mph at Rochester NY,
    and a thunderstorm along the cold front produced wind gusts
    to 62 mph at Buffalo NY, along with snow and sleet.
    In 1989 Friday the 13th was bad luck primarily for the south central
    U.S. as an upper level weather disturbance spread a mixture
    of snow and sleet and freezing rain across Texas and
    Oklahoma. Snowfall totals in central Oklahoma ranged up to
    8.5 inches at Norman.
    In 1990 A winter storm in the southwestern U.S. produced more than
    twelve inches of snow in the mountains of California and
    Nevada. In northern California, Huntington Lake was buried
    under 40 inches of snow, and up to 20 inches was reported
    in northeastern Nevada. Heavy rain soaked some of the lower
    elevations of California. Gibraltar Dam CA was drenched with
    5.33 inches of rain in two days.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Jan 20 00:00:58 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday January 20, 2021.
    This is the 20th day of the year, there are 345 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1937 The wettest Inaugural Day of record with 1.77 inches of rain
    in 24 hours. Temperatures were only in the 30s as Franklin
    D. Roosevelt was sworn in for his second term.
    In 1943 Strange vertical antics took place in the Black Hills of
    South Dakota. While the temperature at Deadwood was a
    frigid 16 degrees below zero, the town of Lead, just a
    mile and a half away, but 600 feet higher in elevation,
    reported a balmy 52 degree reading.
    In 1954 The temperature at Rogers Pass MT plunged to 70 degrees
    below zero to establish a new record for the continental U.S.
    In 1978 A paralyzing "Nor'easter" produced a record 21 inches of snow
    at Boston, 15 to 20 inches in Rhode Island, and one to two
    feet of snow in Pennsylvania. Winds along the coast of
    Connecticut gusted to 70 mph.
    In 1982 (20th-21st) 17.3 inches snow on Minneapolis, Minnesota set
    its single storm record, broken by the 19.9 inches which
    fell on the 22nd-23rd!
    In 1987 Gale force winds lingered along the northern Atlantic coast
    in the wake of a holiday weekend storm. High winds along
    the eastern slopes of the Northern Rockies gusted to 67 mph
    at Livingston MT, and high winds in southern California
    gusted to 70 mph near San Bernardino.
    In 1988 A storm in the Upper Midwest produced heavy snow and gale
    force winds. Up to 27.5 inches of snow was reported along
    the Lake Superior shoreline of Michigan, with 22 inches at
    Marquette.
    In 1989 The temperature in the Washington D.C. area warmed into the
    lower 50s for the Presidential Inauguration during the late
    morning hours, before gusty northwest winds ushered in colder
    air that afternoon.
    In 1990 While heavy thunderstorm rains drenched the Central Gulf
    Coast States, with 4.23 inches reported at Centreville AL
    in 24 hours, unseasonably warm weather continued across
    Florida. Five cities in Florida reported record high
    temperatures for the date. Tampa FL equalled their record
    high for January of 85 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Dec 24 00:03:39 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday December 24, 2020.
    This is the 359th day of the year, there are 7 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1872 Extreme cold gripped the Upper Midwest on Christmas Eve.
    Downtown Chicago reported an all-time record low of 23
    degrees below zero, and Minneapolis MN reached 38 below.
    The afternoon high at Minneapolis was 17 degrees below
    zero.
    In 1983 The barometric pressure reached 31.42 inches at Miles
    City MT to establish a record for the U.S. It was the
    coldest Christmas Eve of record. More than 125 cities
    reported record low temperatures for the date, and all-
    time record lows for December were reported at seventeen
    cities, including Chicago with a low of 25 degrees below
    zero, and Havre MT with a reading of 50 below zero.
    In 1987 A four day seige of heavy rain began in the south central
    U.S. Flooding claimed four lives and caused millions of
    dollars property damage. Western Tennessee was drenched
    with up to fourteen inches of rain in two days. Total
    rainfall exceeded twelve inches around Memphis TN, and
    the heavy rain and subsequent flooding added insult to
    injury to victims of the West Memphis tornado on the 14th
    of the month. Little Rock AR experienced their wettest
    December day of record with 5.01 inches of rain. West
    Little Rock reported 10.20 inches of rain in 24 hours.
    In 1988 Early morning thunderstorms developing along a cold front
    spawned a powerful tornado at Franklin TN which killed
    one person, injured seven others, and caused eight
    million dollars damage. Another in a series of winter
    storms in the western U.S. produced 20 inches of snow at
    Blue Canyon CA in 24 hours. Bishop CA received 14 inches
    of snow in just six hours, and Redding CA, which normally
    receives three inches of snow per year, was blanketed
    with ten inches. Las Vegas experiences its first
    White Christmas on record.
    In 1989 Fifty-seven cities in the south central and eastern U.S.
    reported record low temperatures for the date, including
    Elkins WV with a reading of 22 degrees below zero. Key
    West FL equalled their record for December with a morning
    low of 44 degrees. The high for the date of 45 degrees
    at Miami FL was an all-time record for that location, and
    smashed their previous record for the date by twenty
    degrees, with a low of 33 degrees, matched the next day.
    In 2001 (24th-29th) From one extreme to the other, weatherwise,
    across the globe. Buffalo, New York got the brunt of the
    Lake Effect Snow machine...with some areas getting close
    to 7 feet of snow. Meanwhile, Austrailia was plagued with
    severe wildfires, scorching hundreds of acres, destroying
    many buildings, and approaching Sydney.
    In 2004 An upper level storm system brought snow to south Texas,
    bringing the first white Christmas in 86 years to Victoria.
    San Antonio, Brownsville, and Corpus Christi all got snow,
    which was as much as 13 inches in some areas.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Dec 31 00:02:42 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday December 31, 2020.
    This is the 366th day of the year, there are 0 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1917 The temperature at Lewisburg WV plunged to 37 degrees
    below zero to set a state record.
    In 1929 Greenland Ranch, in Death Valley, California, went the
    entire year without measurable precipitation.
    In 1933 A 24 hour rainfall of 7.36 inches set the stage for the
    worst flood in Los Angeles history. Flooding claimed 44
    lives.
    In 1941 Snow which began on New Year's Eve became a major
    blizzard on New Year's Day, burying Des Moines IA uunder
    19.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, an all-time record for
    that location.
    In 1947 A late afternoon tornado touched down 10 miles north
    of Shreveport LA, and dissipated south of El Dorado AR.
    The tornado, as much as 400 yards in width, killed
    18 persons. It damaged or destroyed two thirds of the
    structures at Cotton Valley LA.
    In 1962 Perhaps the worst blizzard in the history of the state of
    Maine finally came to an end. The storm produced
    40 inches in 24 hours at Orono, and a total of 46 inches
    at Ripogenus Dam. Gale force winds produced snow drifted
    twenty feet high around Bangor. A disastrous icestorm was
    over Georgia and South Carolina. It ravaged the two states
    for days causing more than seven million dollars damage.
    In 1963 A snowstorm struck the Deep South. Meridian MS received
    15 inches of snow, 10.5 inches blanketed Bay St Louis MS,
    and 4.5 inches fell at New Orleans LA. Freezing
    temperatures then prevailed for New Year's Day.
    In 1987 Torrential rains caused extensive flash flooding
    over eastern sections of the island of Ohau in Hawaii,
    resulting in many rock and mud slides. Rainfall totals
    ranged up to 22.89 inches in a 24 hour period, and
    property damage was estimated at 35 million dollars.
    Strong winds continued to usher arctic cold into the
    north central U.S. The temperature at Alexandria MN
    remained below zero through the day, and Jamestown ND
    reported a wind chill reading of 58 degrees below zero.
    Gales lashed the Great Lakes, with wind gusts to 54 mph
    reported at Lansing MI.
    In 1988 Warm and wet weather prevailed in the southeastern U.S.
    Six cities in Florida reported record high temperatures
    for the date. Thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains
    from the Lower Mississippi Valley to the Southern
    Atlantic Coast.
    In 1989 The year and decade ended on a soggy note in the eastern
    U.S. Thunderstorm rains pushed precipitation totals for
    the year to 88.32 inches at Baton Rouge, and to 75.37
    inches at Huntsville AL, establishing all-time records
    for those two locations. Dry weather continued in
    California. Sacramento and San Francisco finished the
    month without any rain or snow, and Santa Maria reported
    their driest year of record with just 3.30 inches of
    precipitation.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Jan 7 00:01:03 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday January 7, 2021.
    This is the 7th day of the year, there are 358 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1873 A blizzard raged across the Great Plains. Many pioneers,
    unprepared for the cold and snow, perished in southwest
    Minnesota and northwestern Iowa.
    In 1971 The temperature at Hawley Lake, located southeast of McNary
    AZ, plunged to 40 degrees below zero to establish a state
    record.
    In 1987 A storm in the southwestern U.S. produced 30 inches of snow
    north of Zion National Park in southern Utah, with 18 inches
    reported at Cedar Canyon UT.
    In 1988 A winter storm in the southeastern U.S. produced 27 inches
    of snow in the Bad Creek area of South Carolina, and claimed
    the lives of two million chickens in Alabama.
    In 1989 A tornado in southern Illinois obliterated half the community
    of Allendale, injuring fifty perons and causing more than
    five million dollars damage, while thunderstorm winds gusting
    higher than 100 mph caused ten million dollars damage at
    Franklin KY. Twenty-five cities, from the Gulf coast to
    Michigan, reported record high temperatures for the date.
    In 1990 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system and a vigorous
    cold front brought heavy rain and high winds to the Pacific
    Northwest. Two to five inch rains soaked western Washington
    and western Oregon, and winds gusting above 70 mph caused
    extensive damage. Wind gusts on Rattlesnake Ridge in
    Washington State reached 130 mph.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Jan 14 00:01:00 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday January 14, 2021.
    This is the 14th day of the year, there are 351 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1863 The greatest snowstorm of record for Cincinnati OH began,
    and a day later twenty inches of snow covered the ground.
    That total has remained far above the modern day record
    for Cincinnati of eleven inches of snow in one storm.
    In 1882 Southern California's greatest snow occurred on this date.
    Fifteen inches blanketed San Bernardino, and even San Diego
    reported a trace of snow.
    In 1979 Chicago IL was in the midst of their second heaviest snow of
    record as, in thirty hours, the city was buried under 20.7
    inches of snow. The twenty-nine inch snow cover following
    the storm was an all-time record for Chicago.
    In 1987 Arctic cold invaded the north central U.S. By evening
    blustery northwest winds and temperatures near zero at
    Grand Forks ND were producing wind chill readings of 50
    degrees below zero.
    In 1988 A powerful Pacific storm produced rain and high winds in
    the western U.S. In Nevada, a wind gust to 90 mph at Reno
    was an all-time record for that location, and wind gusts
    reached 106 mph southwest of Reno. A wind gust to 94 mph
    was recorded at nearby Windy Hill. Rainfall totals in
    Oregon ranged up to six inches at Wilson River.
    In 1989 A winter storm spread snow and sleet and freezing rain from
    the Middle Mississippi Valley to the northeastern U.S.
    Freezing rain in West Virginia caused fifteen traffic
    accidents in just a few minutes west of Charleston.
    Tennessee was deluged with up to 7.5 inches of rain.
    Two inches of rain near Clarksville TN left water in the
    streets as high as car doors.
    In 1990 A winter storm in the southwestern U.S. blanketed the
    mountains of southwest Utah with 18 to 24 inches of snow,
    while sunshine and strong southerly winds helped
    temperatures warm into the 60s in the Central Plains Region.
    Five cities reported record high temperatures for the date,
    including North Platte NE with a reading of 63 degrees.
    In 2002 Seven inches of snow fell in Saudi Arabia...which was hit
    days before by thunderstorms and flooding rains.
    In 2003 (13th-14th) Tropical Cyclone Ami hit Northern Fiji in the
    southern Pacific, with winds to 125 mph, gusting to 155
    mph (equivalent to a category 3 hurricane). It was the
    worst storm to hit the area since 1987.
    In 2012 (14th-15th) A wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow
    affected much of the southeast half of Arkansas, with Ice
    Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories over much of
    the state. Some areas of southeast Arkansas got in excess
    of a third of an inch of ice accumulation.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Jan 21 00:01:04 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday January 21, 2021.
    This is the 21st day of the year, there are 344 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1863 A severe coastal storm dropped heavy rain on the
    Fredericksburg area of Virginia. It disrupted a Union
    Army offensive in an ill famed "mud march".
    In 1982 The second of two major snowstorms to hit southern Minnesota
    came to an end. Minneapolis received 20 inches of snow in
    24 hours to break the previous record of 17 inches in 24
    hours established just a few days earlier. A record 38
    inches of snow covered the ground following the two storms,
    with drifts ten feet high.
    In 1985 Three days of snow squalls at Buffalo NY finally came to an
    end. The squalls, induced by relatively warm water in
    Lake Erie, produced 34 inches of snow at the International
    Airport, with up to 47 inches reported in the suburbs of
    Buffalo. The New York "blizzard of 85" left many counties
    disaster areas. (19th-21st). President Reagan was sworn in
    for a second term in the coldest Inauguration Ceremony of
    record. Cold and wind resulted in wind chill readings as
    much as 30 degrees below zero. In Arkansas, North Little
    set an all time record low of -6 degrees. Little Rock Adams
    was at -2 degrees that morning.
    In 1987 Low pressure over Minnesota produced high winds in the
    Northern Plains Region. Winds gusted to 66 mph at Rapid
    City SD, and reached 70 mph at Belle Fourche SD.
    In 1988 High pressure over northern Nevada and low pressure off the
    coast of southern California combined to produce high winds
    in the southwestern U.S. Wind gusts in the San Francisco
    area reached 70 mph at Fremont.
    In 1989 Cold and snow prevailed in the northeastern U.S. Up to
    13 inches of snow was reported between Woodford and
    Searsburg in Vermont. Montpelier VT reported a wind chill
    reading of 42 degrees below zero.
    In 1990 Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the state of
    Florida. Eight cities reported record high temperatures for
    the date, including West Palm Beach with a reading of 86
    degrees. Rain in southern New England changed to freezing
    rain, then to sleet, and then to heavy snow during the late
    morning. Most of Massachusetts was blanketed with 6 to 10
    inches of snow.
    In 1999 Nearly 5 dozen tornadoes raked Arkansas, producing several
    fatalities and many injuries. Downtown Little Rock was hard
    hit...along with the community of Beebe, to the northeast.
    At the height of the outbreak, there was a tornado being
    reported every 6 minutes...averaging 10 tornadoes an hour.
    It also set records of the most tornadoes in a state on any
    day in January (previous record was 13 tornadoes on January
    10, 1975 in Alabama, and Jan. 24, 1997 in Tennessee); most
    tornadoes on one day in January (previous record was 39
    tornadoes on Jan. 10, 1975 in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
    Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Texas);
    and the most tornadoes in any state for the month of
    January (previous record was 25 tornadoes in Texas in
    1998). Baseball sized hail was also observed in some areas,
    and the high school in Beebe took a direct hit from one of
    the tornadoes. There was a basketball game in progress, but
    the game was aborted at halftime, and the premises were
    evacuated just a half hour before the tornado hit.
    In 2013 Brutally cold wind chills of at least -50 degrees were seen
    across North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, with Wind
    Chill Warnings over a large area.
    In 2016 A winter storm brought snow to portions of the MidSouth,
    including 6 to 8 inches around Little Rock, Arkansas. The
    storm moved east into the DelMarva and Mid-Atlantic, and
    intensified rapidly. Heavy snow was recorded across
    Kentucky, Tennessee, and other areas...with the DelMarVa
    and Baltimore-Washington areas, along with portions of
    Maryland receiving from 2 to 4 feet of snow (21st-23rd).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Dec 25 00:02:02 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday December 25, 2020.
    This is the 360th day of the year, there are 6 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1966 A white Christmas was enjoyed from North Carolina to New
    England in the wake of a major snowstorm. Even coastal
    Virginia was white.
    In 1980 It was the coldest Christmas Day of modern record in the
    northeastern U.S. Temperatures as cold as 36 degrees
    below zero were reported in New York State, and as the
    sharp cold front swept southeastward the temperature at
    Boston MA plunged from 34 above to seven below zero
    during the day.
    In 1983 It was the coldest Christmas Day of record for
    the central and eastern U.S. More than 125 cities
    reported record low temperatures for the date, and
    thirty-four of those cities reported all-time records for
    the month of December. The temperature plunged to one
    degree below zero at Huntsville AL, and dipped to
    14 above at Galveston TX. Snow covered the ground from
    the Pacific Northwest through much of the Great Plains
    Region to the Northern Appalachains.
    In 1987 Residents of Tucson AZ awoke to a white Christmas for the
    first time in forty-seven years of records, as a winter
    storm blanketed the area with up to four inches of snow.
    While heavy rain inundated Arkansas, freezing rain was
    reported from northwest Texas to southwestern Missouri,
    with an inch of ice reported at Harrison AR.
    Unseasonably mild weather prevailed in the southeastern
    U.S. Seven cities reported record high temperatures for
    the date. For the second day in a row McAllen TX was the
    hot spot in the nation with an afternoon high of 91
    degrees.
    In 1988 A massive winter storm made for a very white Christmas in
    the western U.S. Las Vegas NV reported snow on the
    ground for the first time of record. Periods of snow
    over a five day period left several feet of new snow
    on the ground of ski areas in Colorado, with 68 inches
    reported at Wolf Creek Pass.
    In 1989 It was a record cold Christmas Day for parts of the
    southeastern U.S. Morning lows of zero degrees at
    Wilmington NC and five degrees below zero at Jacksonville
    NC established all-time records for those two locations.
    Miami Beach FL equalled the December record established
    the previous morning with a low of 33 degrees.
    In 2000 It was more like a "Fright Christmas" than a White Christmas
    for much of Arkansas, as the second ice storm in two weeks
    hit the state. Ice accumulations to near 2 inches were noted
    in parts of Arkansas, with much of the state encased in a
    treacherous glaze of ice. Numerous accidents on icy roads,
    as well as travel delays by road, rail, and air, were caused
    by the storm, which lasted for much of the week. At the
    height of the storm, over 300,000 Arkansans were without
    power (25th-28th).
    In 2012 (23rd-27th) After coming ashore in the Pacific Northwest,
    a major winter storm spawned both severe weather and
    winter conditions. Heavy snow fell across much of both
    Oklahoma and Arkansas, with over a foot in some areas. It
    was the first White Christmas in Little Rock since 1926,
    and the first time Blizzard Warnings had been issued for
    portions of Arkansas. Officially, 10.3 inches of snow
    was the storm total at Little Rock, setting a record.
    The highest was 17.5 inches in Perry County, to the
    northwest of Pulaski County (Little Rock), and numerous
    other snow records were set. It was the snowiest
    Christmas Day ever in Little Rock. On the warm side of
    the storm, numerous severe thunderstorms with large hail,
    damaging winds, and tornades, plagued areas from east
    Texas, across Louisiana, into much of Mississippi, Alabama,
    Florida, and other areas of the southeast United States.
    The massive storm also brought blizzard conditions from the
    Mid-Mississippi and Ohio Valley into the northeast United
    States. Numerous travelers were stranded by the storm.
    In 2017 (25th-26th) The Lake Effect Snow was in high gear, dropping
    a record 53 inches of snow on Erie, Pennsylvania.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Jan 1 09:21:55 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday January 1, 2021.
    This is the 1st day of the year, there are 364 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1864 Snow, gales and severe cold hit the Midwest. It was the
    most bitter cold New Year's day of record with afternoon
    highs of 16 below zero at Chicago IL and 25 below at
    Minneapolis MN.
    In 1934 Heavy rain which began on December 30th led to flooding
    in the Los Angeles Basin area of California. Flooding
    claimed the lives of at least 45 persons. Walls of water
    and debris up to ten feet high were noted in some canyon
    areas. Rainfall totals ranged up to 16.29 inches at Azusa,
    with 8.26 inches reported in Downtown Los Angeles.
    In 1949 A six day blizzard began over the Northern Rockies and the
    Great Plains. The storm produced the most adverse weather
    conditions in the history of the west.
    In 1979 The temperature at Maybell, Colorado plummeted to 60 degrees
    below zero, to tie the state record set back in 1951 at
    Taylor Park.
    In 1987 A winter storm brought rain and snow and high winds to the
    Southern and Middle Atlantic Coast Region. The storm, which
    occurred in a period of unusually high astronomical tides,
    produced a tide of 9.4 feet at Myrtle Beach SC (their highest
    since Hurricane Hazel in 1954) which caused a total of 25
    million dollars damage in South Carolina.
    In 1988 Arctic cold gripped the north central U.S. The morning low
    of 31 degrees below zero at Alamosa CO was a record for the
    date. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region produced 17 inches of
    snow at Elmira NY.
    In 1989 Those who woke up New Year's morning unable to see much
    farther than the end of their nose had a good excuse, at
    least in the central U.S., as dense fog prevailed from Texas
    to Wisconsin.
    In 1990 The new year and decade began on a rather peaceful note.
    Snow was primarily confined to the Great Lakes Region, the
    Upper Ohio Valley, and the Sierra Nevada Range of California.
    Subzero temperature readings were confined to Minnesota and
    North Dakota.
    In 1994 Strong winds along the eastern slopes of the Central Rockies
    gusted to 70 mph at Arlington WY, and gusted to 80 mph near
    Estes Park CO. Heavy snow in the northeast mountains of
    Oregon produced 14 inches at Tollgate. A series of storms
    the first three days of the year produced 20 inches of snow
    at Lowman, in the west central mountains of Idaho.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Jan 8 00:00:57 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday January 8, 2021.
    This is the 8th day of the year, there are 357 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1953 A severe icestorm in the northeastern U.S. produced up to
    four inches of ice in Pennsylvania, and two to three inches
    in southeastern New York State. In southern New England the
    ice coated a layer of snow up to 20 inches deep. The storm
    resulted in 31 deaths and 2.5 million dollars damage.
    In 1973 A severe icestorm struck Atlanta GA. The storm paralyzed the
    city closing schools and businesses, and damage from the
    storm was estimated at 25 million dollars. One to four inches
    of ice coated northern Georgia leaving 300,000 persons
    without electricity for up to a week. Between 7 PM and 9 PM
    on the 7th, 2.27 inches (liquid content) of freezing rain,
    sleet and snow coated Atlanta, as the temperature hovered at
    32 degrees. (7th-8th)
    In 1987 A winter storm moving out of the Southern Rockies into the
    Central Plains Region produced 14 inches of snow at Red River
    NM, and 17 inches in the Wolf Creek ski area of Colorado.
    Wichita KS was blanketed with seven inches of snow.
    In 1988 A winter storm spread heavy snow across the northeastern
    U.S.,with up to ten inches reported in southern New Jersey.
    In 1989 Strong northwesterly winds and bitterly cold temperatures
    prevailed in the north central U.S. Winds in the Great Lakes
    Region gusted to 58 mph at Chicago IL, and reached 63 mph at
    Niagara Falls NY. Squalls in western New York State produced
    20 inches of snow at Barnes Corners and Lowville. Snow
    squalls in Upper Michigan produced 26 inches around Keweenaw.
    In 1990 High winds plagued the northwestern U.S., with the state of
    Oregon hardest hit. Two persons were killed in Oregon, and
    nine others were injured, and the high winds downed 55
    million board feet of timber, valued at more than twenty
    million dollars. Winds gusted to 90 mph near Pinehurst ID,
    and wind gusts reached 96 mph at Stevenson WA.
    In 2001 It was warmer in Rapid City, South Dakota (record high of 76
    degrees) than in Miami, Florida (afternoon high was only 61
    degrees).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Jan 15 00:00:57 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday January 15, 2021.
    This is the 15th day of the year, there are 350 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1852 Between January 15th and February 24th a total of 1378
    railroad cars were drawn by horses across the frozen
    Susquehanna River to engines waiting at Havre De Grace MD.
    In 1932 Up to two inches of snow whitened the Los Angeles basin of
    California. The Los Angeles Civic Center reported an inch
    of snow, and even the beaches of Santa Monica were whitened
    with snow, in what proved to be a record snowstorm for Los
    Angeles.
    In 1952 A six day snowstorm was in progress in the western U.S.
    The storm produced 44 inches of snow at Marlette Lake NV,
    52 inches at Sun Valley ID, and 149 inches at Tahoe CA,
    establishing single storm records for each of those three
    states. In addition, 24 hour snowfall totals of 22 inches
    at the University of Nevada, and 26 inches at Arco ID,
    established records for those two states. The streamliner,
    'City of San Francisco' was snowbound in the Sierra Nevada
    Range, near Donner Summit.
    In 1987 A powerful storm over the Southern Plateau and the Southern
    Rockies produced 24 inches of snow at Colorado Springs CO,
    including 22 inches in 24 hours, a January record. High
    winds in the southwestern U.S. gusted to 65 mph in the
    Yosemite Valley of California.
    In 1988 A small storm over the Atlantic Ocean produced heavy snow
    along the coast of North Carolina. The five inch total at
    Wilmington NC was their third highest for any storm in
    January in 117 years of records.
    In 1989 A storm in the northwestern U.S. produced up to 14 inches
    of snow in the Cascade Mountain Range. Light snow in the
    north central U.S. was just enough to push the snowfall
    total for January at Fargo ND past their previous all-time
    monthly record of 30.7 inches.
    In 1990 While one Pacific storm crossed the Central Rockies, another
    approached the west coast. The northern mountains of Utah
    were buried under 17 to 35 inches of snow while the mountains
    of southern Utah received another 12 to 16 inches. Eighteen
    cities in the central U.S. reported record high temperatures
    for the date as readings warmed into the 50s and 60s.
    Wichita KS reported a record high of 68 degrees.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Jan 22 00:01:03 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday January 22, 2021.
    This is the 22nd day of the year, there are 343 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1943 Chinook winds during the early morning hours caused the
    temperature at Spearfish SD to rise from 4 below zero to
    45 above in just two minutes, the most dramatic temperature
    rise in world weather records. An hour and a half later
    the mercury plunged from 54 above to 4 below zero in
    twenty-seven minutes.
    In 1987 A winter storm spread snow from central Mississippi through
    northern Georgia to New England. Up to 15 inches of snow
    fell across the heavily populated areas of Virginia,
    Maryland and Delaware. Traffic tie-ups nearly paralyzed
    the Washington D.C. area. Winds gusted to 76 mph at
    Chatham MA, and in Pennsylvania, snowfall totals ranged up
    to 21 inches at Dushore. Williamsport PA received five
    inches of snow in just one hour.
    In 1988 The nation was free of winter storms for a day, however,
    winds in southern California gusted to 80 mph in the
    Grapevine area of the Tehachapi Mountains, and winds along
    the eastern slopes of the Rockies reached 100 mph in the
    Upper Yellowstone Valley of Montana.
    In 1989 Low pressure brought heavy rain and gale force winds to
    Florida. Daytona Beach was drenched with 5.48 inches of
    rain in 24 hours to establish a January record for that
    location, and winds at Titusville FL gusted to 63 mph.
    In 1990 It was a very tame and peaceful mid winter day. Mild weather
    prevailed across the nation, with rain and snow primarily
    confined to the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific Northwest.
    Warm weather continued in Florida. Highs of 83 degrees at
    Hollywood and 85 degrees at Miami were records for the date.
    In 2012 Seven tornadoes plowed across south Arkansas, with one
    severe storm producing 5 tornadoes across 6 counties. The
    hardest areas were the north side of Fordyce, and a 150
    year old church in Kingsland was destroyed. Of the
    tornadoes, four were EF1, and three were EF2. The tornadic
    storm had rotation on Doppler radar for well over 100
    miles. At Marvell in eastern Arkansas, a severe storm
    produced 115 mph straight line winds, equivalent to a
    Category 3 hurricane.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Dec 26 00:02:15 2020

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday December 26, 2020.
    This is the 361st day of the year, there are 5 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1776 George Washington crossed the ice clogged Delaware River.
    He marched on Trenton in the midst of snow and sleet thus
    surprising and capturing many of the British garrison.
    In 1947 New York City received a record 26.4 inches of snow in 24
    hours, with as much as 32 inches reported in the suburbs.
    The heavy snow brought traffic to a standstill, and snow
    removal cost eight million dollars. Thirty thousand
    persons were called upon to remove the 100 million tons
    of snow. The storm claimed 27 lives. (26th-27th)
    In 1983 Miami FL established a December record with a morning low
    of 33 degrees. Just three days earlier, and again three
    days later, record warm temperatures were reported in
    Florida, with daytime highs in the 80s.
    In 1987 Freezing rain plagued parts of the south central U.S.,
    from northwest Texas to southwest Missouri. Southwest
    Missouri was turned into a huge skating rink as roads
    beacme sheets of ice. Damage to tree limbs and power
    lines compared to a hundred tornadoes, and half of the
    city of Springfield was left without electricity for
    24 hours. Snow, sleet and ice covered the northwestern
    two thirds of Oklahoma. 75,000 homes were left without
    electricity as ice accumulated one to two inches in a 40-
    mile band from Duncan to Norman to Tulsa to Miami.
    25,000 of those homes were still without power a week
    later. The storm claimed the lives of seven persons.
    (24th-27th)
    In 1988 Low pressure produced heavy snow from North Dakota to
    western sections of the Great Lakes Region, with up to
    fourteen inches reported in the Chicago area. Cold
    arctic air hovered over the Plateau Region. Temper-
    atures in the Big Smokey Valley of Nevada plunged to
    31 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 Strong northerly winds behind an arctic cold front
    produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region and
    dangerous wind chill temperatures in the northeastern
    U.S. Wind chill readings as cold as 40 degrees below
    zero were reported in New York State.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Jan 2 00:00:54 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday January 2, 2021.
    This is the 2nd day of the year, there are 363 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1910 A great flood in Utah and Nevada washed out 100 miles of
    railroad between Salt Lake City UT and Los Angeles CA causing
    seven million dollars damage.
    In 1961 The coldest temperature of record for the state of Hawaii
    was established with a reading of 14 degrees atop Haleakela
    Summit.
    In 1982 Lightning struck two men hunting near Tom, Oklahoma; one of
    the men was killed.
    In 1987 A winter storm moving up the Atlantic coast brought heavy
    snow and high winds to the northeastern U.S. Wind gusts
    reached 82 mph at Trenton NJ and Southwest Harbor in Maine.
    Snowfall totals ranged up to two feet at Salem NH and
    Waterboro ME.
    In 1988 "Old Man Winter" took a siesta, with snow a scarcity across
    the nation. For the second day in a row Alamosa CO reported
    a record low of 31 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 Strong and gusty winds prevailed along the eastern slopes
    of the northern and central Rockies. Winds gusted to 71 mph
    at Colorado Springs CO and Livingston MT.
    In 1990 The first winter storm of the new year and decade developed
    in the southwestern U.S., and blanketed the northern mountains
    of Utah with 12 to 23 inches of snow. Up to 22 inches of snow
    was reported in the Alta-Snowbird area. The storm brought Las
    Vegas NV their first measurable precipitation in four and a
    half months, since the 17th of August.
    In 1994 High winds buffeted the Northern Front Range of Colorado
    during the morning hours. Peak wind gusts included 105 mph
    atop Squaw Mountain near Idaho Springs, and 89 mph at Fort
    Collins. A fast moving "Alberta Clipper" brought up to six
    inches of snow to Iowa. Up to a foot of snow blanketed the
    Snowy Range Mountains in southeastern Wyoming.
    In 1997 Seven inches of rain and snow melt caused flooding in Reno,
    Nevada...closing the famous casinos.
    In 2004 (2nd-9th) Winter storms flooded creeks, closed highways,
    and delayed a passenger train for hours in California. In
    coastal Oregon, close to 25,000 customers lost power, and a
    14 mile stretch of Interstate 5 just north of Grants Pass
    was closed for a time due to heavy snow. Blizzard conditions
    shut down 40 miles of Interstate 80 in remote southwest
    Wyoming, with Jackson, WY receiving nearly 3 feet of snow.
    Many flights over several days were cancelled due to the bad
    weather. From the Ohio Valley into New England, snow and
    bitter cold started the year, and this was to be the rule for
    much of January. Many flights in the northeast were cancelled
    over several days, with temperatures plunging into the single
    digits, and wind wind chills nearing 50 degrees below zero or
    lower. On the 15th, a hiker was found dead in New Hampshire's
    White Mountains, where the temperature plunged to -44, with
    the wind chill close to -100.
    In 2005 (2nd-6th) The New Year started with a large scale storm
    literally went coast to coast in its effects. It first
    brought heavy rain to the lower elevations...and heavy
    snow to the higher elevations (near 4 feet in some areas)
    of Washington, Oregon, and California. The storm moved
    east into the Rockies and into the Plains, with heavy
    snow in the mountainous areas, and rain in the valleys.
    The storm then interacted with a stalled front from west
    Texas, northeast through Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and
    into the Ohio Valley. South of the front, heavy rain and
    thunderstorms were widespread, causing massive flooding.
    Thunderstorms also occurred across much of the southeast
    United States. The flooding was more pronounced in areas
    of the Ohio Valley region, that had received heavy snow
    from a storm just two weeks before. Just north of the
    front, a severe ice storm developed, with widespread
    freezing rain, and numerous power outages. Some of the
    hardest hit were Amarillo, Texas...Wichita, Kansas...and
    Kansas City, Missouri. The ice storm continued up into
    north Illinois, east into Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania,
    and into the northeast United States. North of the ice,
    there was heavy snowfall, with many areas getting over
    a foot of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Jan 9 00:01:00 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday January 9, 2021.
    This is the 9th day of the year, there are 356 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1875 The temperature at Cheyenne WY dipped to an all-time record
    cold reading of -38 degrees.
    In 1888 Severe cold gripped much of the western U.S. At Portland OR
    the Columbia River was frozen for two weeks, and in southern
    California temperatures dipped below freezing in some of the
    citrus growing areas.
    In 1963 An enormous wave surged into the lagoon at Lagoa do Santos
    Andres, Portugal. The backwash carried 80 into the ocean.
    In 1976 Lake effect snow squalls buried the town of Adams NY under
    68 inches of snow.
    In 1987 A winter storm spread heavy snow from the Central Plains into
    the Great Lakes Region. Heavier totals included 9 inches at
    Sun City KS, 7 inches at Columbia MO, 11 inches at Terre
    Haute IN, and up to 10 inches in the southern suburbs of
    Chicago IL.
    In 1988 A storm in the northeastern U.S. produced ten inches of snow
    at Boston MA, and 14 inches at Worcester MA. A winter storm
    in the northwestern U.S. produced a foot of snow in 3 hours
    at McCall ID.
    In 1989 Strong winds prevailed along the eastern slopes of the
    Rockies in Colorado. Winds gusted to 113 mph at the Air
    Force Academy near Colorado Springs, and reached 115 mph at
    Boulder.
    In 1990 A third storm in four days hit the Pacific Northwest. Winds
    in Oregon gusted above 100 mph at Netarts and at Oceanside.
    Up to 8.16 inches of rain was reported around Seaside OR,
    and the total of 4.53 inches of rain at Astoria OR was a
    record for the date. Twelve cities in the western U.S.
    reported record high temperatures for the date. The high
    of 70 degrees at Cedar City UT was a record for January.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Jan 16 00:00:50 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday January 16, 2021.
    This is the 16th day of the year, there are 349 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1831 A great snowstorm raged from Georgia to Maine. Snowfall
    totals greater than 30 inches were reported from Pennsylvania
    across southern New England.
    In 1964 Fort Worth TX received 7.5 inches of snow, and Dallas
    reported a foot of snow.
    In 1987 A winter storm produced a total of 61 inches of snow at
    Rye CO, and wind gusts to 100 mph in Utah. The storm then
    spread heavy snow from the Texas panhandle to Indiana. Tulia
    TX received 16 inches of snow, and up to 14 inches was
    reported in western Oklahoma.
    In 1988 A small storm in the western U.S. produced a foot of snow and
    wind gusts to 70 mph in the Lake Tahoe Basin of Nevada.
    Showers and thunderstorms produced 2.28 inches of rain at
    Brownsville TX, their third highest total for any day in
    January.
    In 1989 Strong chinook winds plagued much of the state of Wyoming.
    Winds gusted to 80 mph at Cody, and wind gusts to 100 mph
    were reported in eastern and northwestern Wyoming.
    In 1990 Heavy snow fell across the Prince Williams Sound area and
    the Susitna Valley of southern Alaska. Valdez was buried
    under 64.9 inches of snow in less than two days, including
    a record 47.5 inches in 24 hours. Up to 44 inches of snow
    was reported in the Susitna Valley. The heavy snow blocked
    roads, closed schools, and sank half a dozen vessels in the
    harbor.
    In 2003 (15th-17th) A mid-winter storm dumped heavy snow across
    several states. Among those receiving significant snow were
    Kansas City, MO, St. Louis, MO, Nashville, TN, Richmond,
    VA, and Washington, DC.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Jan 23 00:00:57 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday January 23, 2021.
    This is the 23rd day of the year, there are 342 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1780 The coldest day of the coldest month of record in the
    northeastern U.S. A British Army thermometer in New York
    City registered a reading of 16 degrees below zero.
    During that infamous hard winter the harbor was frozen
    solid for five weeks, and the port was cut off from sea
    supply.
    In 1943 (23rd-24th) A 24-hour precipitation record was set for
    California when Hoegees Camp (in the San Gabriel Mountains)
    measured 26.12".
    In 1971 The temperature at Prospect Creek AK plunged to 80 degrees
    below zero, the coldest reading of record for the United
    States.
    In 1987 Strong winds ushered bitterly cold air into the north
    central U.S., and produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes
    Region. Snowfall totals in northwest Lower Michigan ranged
    up to 17 inches in Leelanau County. Wind chill temperatures
    reached 70 degrees below zero at Sault Ste Marie MI and
    Hibbing MN.
    In 1988 Northeastern Colorado experienced its most severe windstorm
    in years. A wind gust to 92 mph was recorded at Boulder CO
    before the anenometer blew away, and in the mountains, a
    wind gust to 120 mph was reported at Mines Peak. The high
    winds blew down a partially constructed viaduct east of
    Boulder, as nine unanchored concrete girders, each weighing
    forty-five tons, were blown off their supports.
    In 1989 Low pressure brought heavy snow to Wyoming, with 18 inches
    reported at the Shoshone National Forest, and 17 inches in
    the Yellowstone Park area. Gunnison CO, with a low of 19
    degrees below zero, was the cold spot in the nation for
    the twelfth day in a row.
    In 1990 A Pacific cold front brought strong and gusty winds to the
    northwestern U.S. Winds in southeastern Idaho gusted to 62
    mph at Burley. Strong winds also prevailed along the
    eastern slopes of the northern and central Rockies. Winds
    in Wyoming gusted to 74 mph in Goshen County.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Jan 27 00:01:01 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday January 27, 2021.
    This is the 27th day of the year, there are 338 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1772 The "Washington and Jefferson Snowstorm" occurred, when
    each man reported 3 feet of snow at Mount Vernon and
    Monticello.
    In 1966 Oswego NY was in the midst of a five day lake effect
    storm which left the town buried under 102 inches of
    snow.
    In 1967 Residents of Chicago IL began to dig out from a storm
    which produced 23 inches of snow in 29 hours. The snow
    paralyzed the city and suburbs for days, and business
    losses were enormous.
    In 1987 A powerful storm moving into the western U.S. produced 13
    inches of snow at Daggett Pass NV, and 16 inches in the
    Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Winds gusted to 63 mph at
    Reno NV, and wind gusts in Oregon exceeded 80 mph.
    In 1988 The nation got a breather from winter storms, however,
    cold arctic air settled into the southeastern U.S.
    Hollywood FL reported a record low reading of 39 degrees.
    In 1989 Low pressure in north central Alaska continued to direct
    air across northern Siberia and the edges of the Arctic
    Circle into the state. The temperature at Fairbanks
    remained colder than 40 degrees below zero for the eighth
    day in a row. Lows of 68 below at Galena, 74 below at
    McGrath, and 76 below at Tanana, were new records for the
    date. Wind chill readings were colder than 100 degrees
    below zero.
    In 1990 Another in a series of cold fronts brought high winds to
    the northwestern U.S., and more heavy snow to some of the
    higher elevations. The series of vigorous cold fronts
    crossing the area between the 23rd and the 27th of the
    month produced up to 60 inches of snow in the Cascade
    Mountains of Washington State.
    In 2000 After 1078 days without measurable snowfall, Little Rock
    (and Arkansas) finally made up for lost time...getting
    large amounts of snow. I measured 6 inches here in 5 hours.
    The last time Little Rock had measurable snow was Feb. 13,
    1997...nearly 3 years before.
    In 2019 A rare F-4 tornado struck Havana, Cuba, causing widespread
    damage. It was the strongest tornado to hit Cuba since
    1940. Six were killed, and nearly 200 were injured.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Jan 29 00:00:54 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday January 29, 2021.
    This is the 29th day of the year, there are 336 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1780 On the coldest morning of a severe winter the mercury
    dipped to 16 degrees below zero at New York City, and
    reached 20 degrees below zero at Hartford CT. New York
    Harbor was frozen for five weeks, allowing a heavy cannon
    to be taken across the ice to fortify the British on
    Staten Island.
    In 1921 A small but intense windstorm resulted in the "Great
    Olympic Blowdown" in the Pacific Northwest. Hurricane
    force winds, funneled along the mountains, downed vast
    expanses of Douglas fir trees, and the storm destroyed
    eight billion board feet of timber. Winds at North Head
    WA gusted to 113 mph.
    In 1983 A series of Pacific coast storms finally came to an end.
    The storms, attributed in part to the ocean current, "El
    Nino", produced ocean swells 15 to 20 feet high which
    ravaged the beaches of southern California. Much of the
    damage was to homes of movie stars in the exclusive
    Malibu Colony.
    In 1987 A strong storm moving out of the Central Rockies spread
    snow across the north central states, with up to 8 inches
    of snow in Wisconsin, and produced wind gusts to 64 mph
    at Goodland KS. A thunderstorm produced three inches of
    snow in forty-five minutes at Owing Mills MD.
    In 1988 Rain and snow were primarily confined to the northwestern
    U.S. An afternoon reading of 34 degrees at International
    Falls MN was a record high for the date.
    In 1989 Bitter cold air continued to pour into Alaska. The
    temperature at McGrath dipped to 63 degrees below zero.
    Strong winds blowing through the Alaska Range between
    Fairbanks and Anchorage produced a wind chill reading of
    120 degrees below zero at Cantwell.
    In 1990 Severe thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. spawned a
    tornado which destroyed three mobile homes near Blythe GA
    injuring six persons. A fast moving cold front produced
    high winds in the western U.S. Winds along the coast of
    Oregon gusted to 65 mph at Portland, and high winds
    generated 22 to 26 foot seas which battered the coast.
    Winds near Reno NV gusted to 78 mph. High winds also
    buffeted the Central High Plains, with gusts to 94 mph
    reported at La Mesa CO.
    In 2002 Cleanup began in much of Europe in the aftermath of severe
    windstorms. Great Britian and Scotland had gale force
    winds (some places had gusts to 140 mph), and the British
    Railway came to a halt. Germany had gusts to hurricane
    force, and Leningrad, Russia also was affected by the
    storm. Property damage was widespread in all these
    areas...and unfortunately, there were several injuries,
    and some fatalities...mainly due to falling trees, and
    other debris.
    In 2013 (29th-30th) Severe weather rocked the Lower Mississippi
    Valley, eastward into the eastern United States. Numerous
    reports of tornadoes, damaging wind, hail, and flooding
    were noted across portions of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas,
    and Louisiana...which spread east and north across the
    Mississippi River as far north as Ohio and Pennsylvania,
    and as far east as north Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas,
    and Virginia.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Jan 28 00:00:59 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday January 28, 2021.
    This is the 28th day of the year, there are 337 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1922 Snow from the "Knickerbocker" storm in Washington, DC made
    the Knickerbocker movie theater roof collapse, killing 96.
    In 1963 The low of -34 degrees at Cynthiana KY equalled the state
    record established just four days earlier at Bonnieville.
    In 1966 A near blizzard in Arkansas dropped heavy snow statewide,
    accompanied by strong winds. Pine Bluff, southeast of
    Little Rock got 12.5 inches of snow; and many parts of the
    state fell to below zero degrees.
    In 1986 Subfreezing temperatures across central Florida were
    eventually blamed for the collapse of the O-rings on
    Space Shuttle Challenger...that led to its explosion
    just over a minute after liftoff. All aboard were killed.
    In 1987 A storm moving out of the Central Rockies into the
    Northern Plains produced up to a foot of snow in the
    Colorado Rockies, and wind gusts to 99 mph at Boulder CO.
    High winds in Colorado caused 5.6 million dollars damage.
    In 1988 Barometric pressure readings of 30.55 inches at Miami FL,
    30.66 inches at Tampa FL, and 30.72 inches at
    Apalachicola FL were all-time records.
    In 1989 Nome AK reported an all-time record low reading of
    54 degrees below zero, and the temperature at Fairwell AK
    dips to 69 degrees below zero. Deadhorse AK reported a
    morning low of 49 degrees below zero, and with a wind
    chill reading of 114 degrees below zero. In the forty-
    eight state area, a winter storm over Colorado produced
    up to 15 inches of snow around Denver.
    In 1990 Strong and gusty winds prevailed across the northwestern
    U.S., and heavy snow continued over the mountains of
    Oregon and Washington State. In Idaho, Mullan received
    seven inches of snow, and winds gusted to 65 mph
    southeast of Burley. Heavy rain soaked coastal sections
    of western Oregon. Rainfall totals of 1.20 inches at
    Portland and 1.57 inches at Eugene were records for the
    date. Winds in Oregon gusting to 60 mph downed power
    lines in Umatilla County knocking out power to more than
    13,000 homes, just prior to the kick-off of the "Super
    Bowl" game.
    In 2012 (28th-29th) Heavy smoke from nearby brush fires caused
    numerous accidents on Interstate 75 and US 441 in north
    Florida...with both cars and trucks involved. Ten were
    killed, with at least 18 injured.
    In 2014 (28th-29th) Areas from southern Texas...east through the
    Deep South...including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama,
    the Florida Panhandle, Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia,
    and into the DelMarva, experienced a rare winter storm.
    Significant snow and ice fell in several areas.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Jan 30 00:00:58 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday January 30, 2021.
    This is the 30th day of the year, there are 335 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1936 Birmingham AL established a single storm record and
    24 hour record with 11 inches of snow. (29th-30th)
    In 1977 The great "Buffalo Blizzard" finally abated after three
    days. The storm added a foot of new snow to 33 inches
    already on the ground. Winds gusting to 75 mph reduced
    visibilities to near zero, produced snow drifts twenty-
    five feet high, and kept wind chill readings 50 degrees
    below zero. The blizzard paralyzed the city, and caused
    250 million dollars damage.
    In 1987 A winter storm brought more heavy snow to the Northern
    Atlantic Coast Region, with 13.6 inches reported at Hiram
    ME. January proved to be the snowiest of record for much
    of Massachusetts. Worcester MA reported an all-time
    monthly record of 46.8 inches of snow.
    In 1988 Strong southerly winds, gusting to 53 mph at Kansas City
    MO, spread warm air into the central U.S. Nineteen
    cities reported record high temperatures for the date.
    Snow and strong northwesterly winds ushered cold arctic
    air into the north central states. The temperature at
    Cutbank plunged from 54 degrees to a morning low of 7
    degrees below zero.
    In 1989 The temperature at McGrath AK dipped to 62 degrees below
    zero, and Fairbanks reported a reading of 51 degrees
    below zero, with unofficial readings in the area as cold
    as 75 degrees below zero. The massive dome of bitterly
    cold air began to slide down western Canada toward the
    north central U.S. Strong southwest winds ahead of the
    arctic front pushed the temperature at Great Falls MT to
    62 degrees, and gusted to 124 mph at Choteau MT,
    overturning trucks and mobile homes and a dozen empty
    railroad cars.
    In 1990 A major winter storm produced heavy snow from Indiana to
    New England. It was the biggest storm in two and a half
    years for eastern New York State. Snowfall totals in the
    mountains of Maine ranged up to 20 inches at Guilford and
    Lovell. Other heavy snowfall totals included 17 inches
    at Utica NY, and 19 inches at Bethel VT, Ludlow VT, and
    New London NH. The storm claimed three lives in eastern
    New York State, and four others in Vermont.
    In 2002 A winter storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain to
    portions of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and other
    states...while ahead of the storm, heavy rain and severe
    weather was the rule. Much of Oklahoma was hard hit by
    the ice storm...while it was the worst ice storm in 120
    years for Kansas City...where over 350,000 people lost
    power (30th-31st).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Jan 31 00:00:57 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday January 31, 2021.
    This is the 31st day of the year, there are 334 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1911 Snowless the first week of the month, Tamarack, California
    made up for lost time gathering 390" of snow, a US record
    month total.
    In 1949 The temperature at San Antonio TX plunged to a record low
    of one degree below zero. Helena MT reached 42 degrees
    below zero.
    In 1949 A blizzard struck the northeastern U.S. When the storm
    came to an end, twenty inches of snow covered the ground
    at Washington D.C.
    In 1982 A snowstorm struck Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.
    Twenty-five inches of snow at Greenville IL, located east
    of Saint Louis, paralyzed the community. The storm left
    4000 motorists stranded for two days.
    In 1987 A storm in the Pacific Northwest produced wind gusts
    to 85 mph in Oregon, and nearly two inches of rain
    in twelve hours in the Puget Sound area of Washington
    State. Ten inches of snow at Stampede Pass WA brought
    their total snow cover to 84 inches.
    In 1988 Thirty-one cities in the central and northeastern U.S.
    reported new record high temperatures for the date, with
    many occurring during the early morning hours.
    Temperatures in western New York State reached the 60s
    early in the day. Strong northerly winds in the north
    central U.S. produced wind chill readings as cold as
    60 degrees below zero in North Dakota.
    The barometric pressure at Norway AK reached 31.85 inches
    (1078.4 mb) establishing an all-time record for the North
    American Continent. The temperature at the time of the
    record was about 46 degrees below zero . Severe arctic
    cold began to invade the north central U.S. The
    temperature at Great Falls MT plunged 85 degrees in 36
    hours. Valentine NE plummeted from a record high of
    70 degrees to zero in just nine hours. Northwest winds
    gusted to 86 mph at Lander WY, and wind chill readings of
    80 degrees below zero were reported in Montana. Sixty-
    four cities in the central U.S. reported record highs for
    the date as readings reached the the 60s in Michigan and
    the 80s in Kansas.
    In 1990 High winds in Montana on the 28th, gusting to 77 mph at
    Judith Gap, were followed by three days of snow. Heavy
    snow fell over northwest Montana, with up to 24 inches
    reported in the mountains. An avalanche covered the road
    near Essex with six feet of snow. Snow and high winds
    also plagued parts of the southwestern U.S. Winds gusted
    to 54 mph at Show Low AZ, and Flagstaff AZ was blanketed
    with eight inches of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Feb 1 00:00:55 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday February 1, 2021.
    This is the 32nd day of the year, there are 333 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1893 Thunder and lightning accompanied sleet and snow at Saint
    Louis MO during the evening hours, even though the
    temperature was just 13 degrees above zero.
    In 1951 The greatest ice storm of record in the U.S.
    produced glaze up to four inches thick from Texas to
    Pennsylvania causing twenty-five deaths, 500 serious
    injuries, and 100 million dollars damage. Tennessee was
    hardest hit by the storm. Communications and utilities
    were interrupted for a week to ten days. The temperature
    at Taylor Park Dam plunged to 60 degrees below zero, a
    record for the state of Colorado.
    In 1985 Snow, sleet and ice glazed southern Tennessee and
    northern sections of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
    The winter storm produced up to eleven inches of sleet
    and ice in Lauderdale County AL, one of the worst storms
    of record for the state. All streets in Florence AL were
    closed for the first time of record. (1st-2nd)
    In 1986 (1st-5th) Dense fog and freezing drizzle brought ice buildups
    of 5 to 8 inches across central North Dakota. About 6000
    homes lost power.
    In 1987 A storm in the Pacific Northwest produced wind gusts to
    100 mph at Cape Blanco OR, and up to six inches of rain
    in the northern coastal mountain ranges.
    In 1988 Thirty cities in the eastern U.S. reported new record
    high temperatures for the date, including Richmond VA
    with a reading of 73 degrees. Thunderstorms in southern
    Louisiana deluged Basile with 12.34 inches of rain.
    Arctic cold gripped the north central U.S. Wolf Point MT
    reported a low of 32 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 While arctic cold continued to invade the central U.S.,
    fifty-four cities in the south central and eastern U.S.
    reported new record high temperatures for the date.
    Russell KS, the hot spot in the nation with a high of 84
    degrees the previous day, reported a morning low of 12
    above. Tioga ND reported a wind chill reading of
    90 degrees below zero.
    In 1990 Thunderstorms developing in response to an upper level
    weather disturbance produced severe weather across the
    eastern half of Texas during the late afternoon and
    evening. Four persons were injured at Waco TX where
    thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 80 mph. Thunder-
    storms produced wind gusts to 97 mph at Cotulla TX
    injuring two other persons. Golf ball size hail
    was reported at Whitney and northeast of Whitsett.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Feb 2 00:00:54 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday February 2, 2021.
    This is the 33rd day of the year, there are 332 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1887 The first official trek to Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney,
    Pennsylvania was made. The ground hog saw his shadow.
    In 1952 The only tropical storm of record to hit the U.S. in
    February moved out of the Gulf of Mexico and across
    southern Florida, producing 60 mph winds, and two to four
    inches of rain. (2nd-3rd)
    In 1956 A record snowstorm in New Mexico and west Texas begans on
    Ground Hog's Day. The storm produced 15 inches of snow
    at Roswell NM, and up to 33 inches in the Texas Panhandle.
    In 1987 A fast moving arctic front brought snow and high winds to
    the north central U.S. Winds gusted to 69 mph at
    Brookings SD. Big Falls MN reported nine inches of snow.
    Record high temperatures were reported just ahead of the
    front. Burlington IA reported a record high of 59
    degrees.
    In 1988 A dying low pressure system over southern California
    deluged the San Diego coastal mountains with more than
    four inches of rain causing half a million dollars
    damage. Arctic air invading the north central U.S. sent
    the mercury plunging to 38 degrees below zero at Park
    Rapids MN. Raleigh NC reported a record high of
    75 degrees.
    In 1989 Bitter cold air covered much of the central U.S. Butte
    MT reported a wind chill reading of 91 degrees below
    zero. Salt Lake City UT was blanketed with 11.9 inches
    of snow in 24 hours. Winds around Reno NV gusted to
    80 mph. Unseasonably warm weather continued in the
    southeastern U.S. Twenty-eight cities reported record
    high temperatures for the date, including Wilmington NC
    with a reading of 80 degrees.
    In 1990 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced
    severe weather in the Lower Mississippi Valley during the
    late afternoon and evening hours. One person was injured
    in a tornado near Reidheimer LA. Thunderstorms northeast
    of Brandon MS produced hail three inches in diameter
    along with high winds which downed or snapped off one
    hundred trees.
    In 2003 A tornado tore through Bandandu province, in the Congo,
    150 miles northeast of Kinshasa. The tornado was on the
    on the ground for 15 minutes, killing 164 people, and
    injuring 1700...200 of them critically. Many homes were
    huts made of sticks, and most of the injuries and deaths
    were due to flying debris. The heavy rainfall that
    accompanied the storms ruined many of the crops.
    In 2015 (Jan. 31 through Feb. 2). A snowstorm that hit the Chicago
    area was the 5th largest on record, with 19.2 inches of
    snow. It was the most snow ever on a day in February (16.2
    inches on the 1st). This system, and the blizzard a few
    days earlier, dumped 40.5 inches in Boston, Massachusetts.
    This is the highest total in 7 days, since records began
    in 1891.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Feb 3 00:00:56 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday February 3, 2021.
    This is the 34th day of the year, there are 331 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1917 Downtown Miami FL reported an all-time record low of
    27 degrees.
    In 1947 The temperature at Tanacross AK plunged to a record 75
    degrees below zero, while Anchorage, AK set its all-
    time record coldest temperature at 38 degrees below zero.
    In 1987 Wintry weather was confined to freezing drizzle and light
    snow in the northeastern U.S., and light rain and snow in
    the western U.S.
    In 1988 Arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. The
    temperature at Midland TX plunged from a record high of
    80 degrees to 37 degrees in just three hours. Morning
    lows in the higher elevations of Wyoming were as cold as
    38 degrees below zero. Heavy snow blanketed southwestern
    Colorado, with 16 inches reported at Steamboat Springs.
    A winter storm brought heavy snow and high winds to
    the western U.S. Up to three feet of snow blanketed the
    Sierra Nevada Range of California, and buried parts of
    northeastern Washington State under three feet of snow in
    five days. High winds across Washington State reached 75
    mph, with gusts to 105 mph. Severe cold gripped the north
    central U.S. The morning low of 29 degrees below zero at
    Casper WY was a record for the month of February. Wisdom MT
    hit 53 degrees below zero. Missoula MT reported a wind chill
    reading of 85 degrees below zero.
    In 1990 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced
    severe weather over the central Gulf coast states during
    the afternoon and evening hours. Thunderstorms spawned
    seven tornadoes in Alabama, including one which touched
    down north of Birmingham injuring fifteen people and
    causing nearly three million dollars damage. A tornado
    at Margaret injured eleven persons and caused a million
    dollars damage.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Feb 4 00:02:02 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday February 4, 2021.
    This is the 35th day of the year, there are 330 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1961 The third great snowstorm of the winter season struck the
    northeastern U.S. Cortland NY received 40 inches of snow.
    In 1972 Attendees of the 29th annual Eastern Snow Conference in
    Oswego were snowed in until February 6.
    In 1987 Gales lashed the northern Pacific coast and the coast of
    northern New England. A storm in the central U.S.
    produced five inches of snow at Rapid City SD.
    In 1988 A winter storm produced heavy snow from the Upper Ohio
    Valley to New England, with up to 12 inches reported in
    Vermont and New Hampshire. Strong northerly winds in the
    Upper Midwest produced wind chill readings as cold as 60
    degrees below zero.
    In 1989 Two dozen cities in the south central and northwestern
    U.S. reported new record low temperatures for the date.
    The low of 14 below zero at Boise ID is a February
    record. A winter storm continued in the southwestern
    U.S. Alta UT reported 49 inches of snow in four days,
    Wolf Creek CO reported 66 inches in six days, including
    28 inches in 24 hours, and up to 84 inches buried the ski
    resorts of northern New Mexico in three days.
    In 1990 A winter storm produced heavy snow in the northeastern
    U.S. Snowfall totals in Maine ranged up to 13 inches at
    Gorham, with 11 inches reported at Portland. Totals in
    New Hampshire ranged up to 14 inches at Franconia, with
    13 inches reported at Portsmouth. A mixture of snow,
    sleet and freezing rain caused numerous traffic accidents
    in eastern New York State resulting in three deaths and
    fourteen injuries. Subzero cold also gripped parts of
    the northeastern U.S. Caribou ME and Houlton ME reported
    morning lows of 15 degrees below zero.
    In 2004 A storm system brought a wintry mix to Arkansas. Snow,
    then freezing rain fell across the north...rain and
    sleet in central Arkansas...with heavy rain and
    thunderstorms in south Arkansas. 4 to 6 inches of snow
    fell in some of areas of north Arkansas, before changing
    to an icy glaze of freezing rain...with up to 2 inches
    of ice in some areas...resulting in numerous downed
    trees and power lines. Some of the storms in central
    Arkansas also produced sleet...with 2-4 inches of rain
    noted across southern Arkansas.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Feb 5 00:00:49 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday February 5, 2021.
    This is the 36th day of the year, there are 329 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    National Weatherperson's Day
    In 1887 Intense cold led to a train derailment over the White River
    at Hartford, Vermont, killing 34 people. San Francisco
    experienced its greatest snowstorm of record. Nearly four
    inches was reported in downtown San Francisco, and the
    western hills of the city received seven inches. Excited
    crowds went on a snowball throwing rampage.
    In 1987 Thunderstorms in the Southern Plains Region caused
    flooding in parts of south central Texas. Del Rio TX was
    soaked with two inches of rain in two hours prior to
    sunrise.
    In 1988 Cold and snow invaded the southern U.S. Roswell NM was
    buried under 16.5 inches of snow in 24 hours, an all-time
    record for that location. Parts of the Central Gulf
    Coast Region reported their first significant snow
    in fifteen years. Strong winds in Minnesota and the
    Dakotas produced wind chill readings as cold as
    75 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 Severe cold gripped much of the nation. Thirty cities
    reported new record low temperatures for the date.
    Morning lows of 9 above at Astoria OR and 27 below zero
    at Ely NV were records for February. In Alaska,
    Point Barrow warmed to 24 degrees above zero, and Nome
    reached 30 degrees.
    In 1990 For the second time in two days, and the third time in a
    week, high winds plagued the northwestern U.S. Winds in
    Oregon gusted to 60 mph at Cape Disappointment, and wind
    gusts in Washington State reached 67 mph at Bellingham.
    The first in a series of cold fronts began to produce
    heavy snow in the mountains of Washington and Oregon.
    Ten inches of snow fell at Timberline OR.
    In 2004 A winter storm brought heavy snow to northern Arkansas,
    an icy mix across central Arkansas, and heavy rainfall
    across southern Arkansas. Thundersleet occurred across
    parts of central Arkansas, but the sleet melted quickly
    after a brief accumulation.
    In 2008 A moderate to high risk of severe thunderstorms and
    tornadoes covered Arkansas, with one EF-4 tornado being
    on the ground for a record 122 miles. Fourteen people
    died in the outbreak.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Feb 6 00:00:55 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday February 6, 2021.
    This is the 37th day of the year, there are 328 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1807 The famous "Cold Friday" in the Midwest and South.
    The temperature did not rise above zero in Ohio and
    Kentucky.
    In 1978 A massive nor'easter buried the cities of the
    northeastern U.S. Storm totals included 18 inches at New
    York City, 16 inches at Philadelphia, and 14 inches at
    Baltimore. Boston received 25 to 30 inches in "The Great
    New England Blizzard", and the mayor outlawed travel in
    the city for an entire week.
    In 1987 Brownsville TX was deluged with seven inches of rain in
    just two hours, and flooding in some parts of the city
    was worse than that caused by Hurricane Beulah in 1967.
    In 1988 Arctic cold invaded the south central and eastern U.S.
    Sixteen cities reported new record low temperatures for
    the date. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region produced a
    foot of snow at Arcade NY in three hours.
    In 1989 Forty-one cities in the western U.S. reported new record
    low temperatures for the date. Lows of 30 below zero at
    Ely NV and 33 below zero at Richfield UT were all-time
    records. Lows of 31 above at San Francisco CA and 15
    below zero at Reno NV were records for February. Logan
    Canyon UT was the cold spot in the nation with a low of
    54 degrees below zero. Craig CO hit 51 degrees below
    zero.
    In 1990 A second cold front brought more heavy snow to the high
    elevations of Oregon, with 12 inches reported at Sunset
    Summit. Ten inches of snow blanketed Crater Lake and
    Mount Bachelor. Heavy snow also blanketed northeastern
    Nevada and parts of Washington State. In Nevada, up to
    a foot of snow was reported between Spring Creek and
    Lamoille. Stevens Pass WA received 14 inches of snow in
    24 hours.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Feb 7 00:02:11 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday February 7, 2021.
    This is the 38th day of the year, there are 327 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1861 The temperature at Gouverneur NY bottomed out at
    40 degrees below zero, a drop of 70 degrees in one day.
    Two days later the mercury hit 55 degrees.
    Hanover NH plunged from 37 degrees at 1 PM on the 7th to
    -32 degrees at 7 AM on the 8th, West Cummington MA
    plummeted 80 degrees to -32 degrees, and Boston MA
    plunged 60 degrees to -14 degrees, and on the 11th was
    back up to 60 degrees. (7th-8th)
    In 1934 A deep freeze made it possible to drive from Bay Shore to
    Fire Island NY.
    In 1978 The worst winter storm of record struck coastal New
    England. The storm produced 27.5 inches of snow at
    Boston, and nearly 50 inches in northeastern Rhode
    Island. The fourteen foot tide at Portland ME was
    probably the highest of the century. Winds gusted to
    79 mph at Boston, and reached 92 mph at Chatham MA.
    A hurricane size surf caused 75 deaths and 500 million
    dollars damage.
    In 1986 In Johnstown, Pennsylvania, lightning struck the bell tower
    of a church during a snowstorm, causing some minor damage.
    In 1987 Low pressure in Manitoba, Canada, pulled warm air up from
    the Gulf of Mexico, and more than forty cities in the
    north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for
    the date, including North Platte NE and Rapid City SD
    with readings of 73 degrees.
    In 1988 Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S. reported record low
    temperatures for the date, including Binghamton NY with
    a reading of 5 degrees below zero. Snow blanketed
    southern Louisiana, with three inches reported at
    Cameron.
    In 1989 Twenty-five cities in the western U.S. reported record
    low temperatures for the date. Lows of 16 at Las Vegas
    NV, 26 at Bakersfield CA, 29 below at Milford UT, and 16
    below at Reno NV were February records. The low of 43
    below at Boca CA was a state record for the month of
    February. In Utah, lows of 32 below at Bryce Canyon, 27
    below at Delta, 29 below at Dugway, and 38 below at
    Vernal were all-time records for those locations.
    In 1990 A slow moving cold front spread heavy snow across the
    state of Utah. Storm totals ranged up to 31 inches
    at Alta, with 24 inches at Brighton and 23 inches at
    Snowbird. Bitter cold weather prevailed across Alaska
    for the thirteenth day in a row, with morning lows of 42
    degrees below zero at Fairbanks, 48 below zero at Nenana,
    and 54 below at Bettles. Anchorage AK reported a record
    low of 23 degrees below zero.
    In 2003 Blinding lake effect snow and its reduced visibilities in
    Berrien County, Michigan, resulted in a 60 vehicle pile-up.
    Two were killed, and many more were injured.
    In 2018 Paris, France was hit by heavy snow, closing the Eiffel
    Tower.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Feb 8 00:00:56 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday February 8, 2021.
    This is the 39th day of the year, there are 326 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1835 A severe cold wave gripped the southeastern U.S. The
    temperature dipped to 8 above at Jacksonville FL, and to
    zero at Savannah GA. Orange trees were killed to the
    roots, setting the new citrus industry in Florida back
    by 10 years.
    In 1936 The temperature at Denver CO plunges to a record
    30 degrees below zero.
    In 1987 A powerful storm produced blizzard conditions in
    the Great Lakes Region. Winds gusted to 86 mph at
    Janesville WI and Cleveland OH received 12 inches
    of snow. North winds of 50 to 70 mph raised the water
    level of southern Lake Michigan two feet, and produced
    waves 12 to 18 feet high, causing seven million dollars
    damage along the Chicago area shoreline. It was the most
    damage caused by shoreline flooding and erosion in the
    history of the city of Chicago.
    In 1988 Arctic air invaded the north central U.S. Hibbing MN
    reported a morning low of 30 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 A winter storm over California produced snow from the
    beaches of Malibu to the desert canyons around Palm
    Springs, and the snow created mammoth traffic jams in the
    Los Angeles Basin. Sixteen cities in the western U.S.
    reported record low temperatures for the date.
    Marysville CA reported an all-time record low reading of
    21 degrees above zero.
    In 1990 Unseasonably mild weather prevailed across the south
    central and eastern U.S. Twenty-two cities, including
    five in Michigan, reported record high temperatures for
    the date. The high of 53 degrees at Flint MI surpassed
    their previous record by ten degrees, and the afternoon
    high of 66 degrees at Burlington IA exceeded their old
    record by eight degrees.
    winter storm, with blizzard conditions in many areas;
    remiscient of the "blizzard of 1978". Well over 3 feet
    of snow fell in some areas, and with wind gusts either
    approachig of exceeding hurricane force, blizzard and
    white-out conditions were widespread. Over 650,000 lost
    lost power, and many of the areas were the same ones
    that were pummeled by Hurricane Sandy in late 2012.
    Over 5000 airline flights were cancelled, and Amtrak
    shut down much of the northeast corridor. Some states
    enacted vehicle bans on roadways during the storm.
    Even the Postal Service suspended operations in seven
    states, due to the massive winter storm and blozzard.
    At the same time, a new winter storm, with blizzard
    conditions in some areas, was developing from Minnesota
    west and southeast into North and South Dakota, Nebraska,
    Wyoming, and Colorado.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Feb 9 00:00:58 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday February 9, 2021.
    This is the 40th day of the year, there are 325 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1933 The temperature at Moran WY, located next to Teton
    National Park, plunged to 63 degrees below zero to
    establish a state record. The temperature at the
    Riverside Ranger Station in Montana dipped to 66 below
    zero to establish a record for the state, and a record
    for the nation which stood until 1954.
    In 1934 The mercury dipped to 51 degrees below zero at Vanderbilt
    to establish a record for the state of Michigan. The
    temperature at Stillwater plunged to 52 degrees below
    zero to establish a record for the state of New York.
    In 1987 A storm off the Atlantic coast produced high winds
    and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S., with blizzard
    conditions in eastern Massachusetts. Wind gusted to
    80 mph and 23.4 inches of snow produced drifts eight feet
    high at Cape Cod MA. It was the worst blizzard in thirty
    years for the Cape Cod area. Winds in some of the
    mountains and ridges of the Appalachian Region gusted to
    100 mph.
    In 1988 Arctic cold invaded the north central U.S. Alliance NE
    plunged from 44 degrees to 12 above in just two hours,
    and Mobridge SD reported a wind chill of 64 degrees below
    zero. Winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies
    gusted to 90 mph at Cheyenne WY, and reached 96 mph at
    Boulder CO.
    In 1989 A winter storm continued to bring rain and snow to
    southern California. Snowfall totals ranged up to
    18 inches at Olancha, with three inches at Palmdale.
    In 1990 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front erupted
    over eastern Texas late in the morning, and produced
    severe weather as they swept across the southeastern
    states. Early evening thunderstorms spawned a tornado
    which injured one person at Nat TX, and produced tennis
    ball size hail which cuased more than half a million
    dollars damage around Shreveport LA.
    In 1994 (9th-11th) A statewide ice storm struck Arkansas, with
    the most damage in south and east Arkansas. Some areas
    were without electricity for 2 weeks.
    In 2001 Over the next week, huge amounts of rainfall would fall
    across Arkansas...with many areas receiving over 6 inches
    of rain...along with severe flooding. (9th-17th).
    In 2002 Very strong winds affected much of the central and
    western United States. Areas from California to Colorado
    to the Dakotas to Nebraska to Wisconsin were affected.
    Gusts from over 50 mph to near 100 mph were reported.
    In 2003 While portions of Austrailia were still reeling from
    wildfires, the remnants of Tropical Storm Beni hit near
    Rockhampton, dropping 12 inches of rain overnight.
    In 2015 Nearly 7 feet of snow had fallen in Boston, Massachusetts
    since Jan. 9, 2015...making it the snowiest 30 day period
    in history. In fact, 3 straight weekends had massive
    winter storms, and the pattern showed no sign of changing.
    In 2020 A gust of 209 mph was recorded on Kirkwood Mountain, south
    of Lake Tahoe.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Wed Feb 10 00:03:47 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Wednesday February 10, 2021.
    This is the 41st day of the year, there are 324 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1899 The temperature at Monterey VA plunged to 29 degrees
    below zero, a record for the state.
    In 1973 A major snowstorm struck the southeastern U.S.
    It produced as much as 18 inches in Georgia, and up to
    two feet of snow in South Carolina.
    In 1978 As much as eight inches of rain drenched southern
    California resulting in widespread flooding and
    mudslides. The heavy rainfall produced a wall of water
    which ripped through the mountain resort community of
    Hidden Springs drowning at least thirteen persons. The
    storm was one of the most destructive of record causing
    fifty million dollars damage.
    In 1982 Bismarck ND experienced its 45th consecutive day of
    subzero temperature readings which tied the previous
    record long string of subzero daily lows ending on the
    same date in 1937.
    In 1983 (10th-12th) Heavy snow from northeast Georgia to eastern
    Maine paralyzed much of the East.
    In 1987 A storm in the northeastern U.S. produced heavy snow in
    southeastern Maine. Grand Falls and Woodland received 15
    inches, mainly during the early morning hours, while most
    of the rest of the state did not even see a flake of
    snow.
    In 1988 Bitter cold arctic air gripped the north central U.S.
    International Falls MN was the cold spot in the nation
    with a low of 35 degrees below zero. Record warm
    readings were reported in southern California, with highs
    of 78 at San Francisco and 88 at Los Angeles. San Juan
    Capistrano CA was the hot spot in the nation with a high
    of 92 degrees.
    In 1989 For the first time all month winter relaxed its grip
    on the nation. The temperature at Brownsville TX warmed
    above 60 degrees for the first time in six days, ending
    their second longest such cold spell of record.
    In 1990 Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front continued
    to produce severe weather across the southeastern U.S.
    through the morning hours and into the late afternoon.
    There were a total of twenty-nine tornadoes in twenty-
    nine hours, and 245 reports of large hail or damaging
    winds. Pre-dawn thunderstorms produced high winds which
    injured at least seventy persons in Alabama and Georgia,
    and caused more than twelve million dollars damage. A
    tornado at Austell GA prior to daybreak injured two
    persons and caused two million dollars damage.
    In 2013 Several tornadoes touched down across Louisiana,
    Mississippi, and Alabama, causing widespread damage. An
    especially large tornado (EF-4) moved through Hattiesburg,
    Mississippi...causing damage to several buildings on the
    University Of Southern Mississippi Campus, and nearby Oak
    Oak Grove High School. Over 60 were injured...some
    critically. Hail up to the size of softballs occurred in
    some areas.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Thu Feb 11 09:51:41 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Thursday February 11, 2021.
    This is the 42nd day of the year, there are 323 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1899 Perhaps the greatest of all arctic outbreaks commenced on
    this date. The temperature plunged to 61 degrees below
    zero in Montana. At the same time a "Great Eastern
    Blizzard" left a blanket of snow from Georgia to New
    Hampshire. The state of Virginia took the brunt of the
    storm, with snowfall totals averaging 30 to 40 inches.
    In 1935 In Ifrane, Morocco, Africa's all-time record cold
    temperature of 11 degrees below zero was set.
    In 1983 The Middle Atlantic Coast States and southern New England
    were in the midst of a major snowstorm. In Pennsylvania,
    the storm produced 21 inches at Philadelphia, 24 inches
    at Harrisburg, and 25 inches at Allentown, establishing
    record 24 hour totals and single storm totals for those
    locations. New York City received 22 inches of snow, and
    35 inches was reported at Glen Gary, located in the Blue
    Ridge Mountains of West Virginia. Windsor Locks CT
    received a record 19 inches of snow in 12 hours. The
    storm resulted in forty-six deaths, thirty-three of which
    occurred when a freighter capsized and sank off the
    Maryland/Virginia coast. Heavy snow was reported from
    northeastern Georgia to eastern Maine. (10th-12th)
    In 1987 Denver CO reported only their third occurrence of record
    of a thunderstorm in February. Ten cities in the north
    central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the
    date. Huron SD reported February temperatures averaging
    19 degrees above normal. Williston ND reported readings
    averaging 24 degrees above normal for February.
    In 1988 Bitter cold air gripped the north central U.S. Lows of
    35 degrees below zero at Aberdeen SD, Bismarck ND and
    International Falls MN were new records for the date.
    Bemidji MN was, officially, the cold spot in the nation
    with a low of 39 degrees below zero, however, a reading
    of 42 degrees below zero was reported at Gettysburg SD.
    In the Northern High Plains Region, Baker MT warmed from
    27 below zero to 40 above.
    In 1989 While much of the continental U.S. enjoyed sunshine and
    seasonable temperatures, a strong weather system over the
    Hawaiian Islands deluged Honolulu with 2.5 inches of
    rain.
    In 1990 A winter storm produced up to ten inches of snow in
    Vermont, and up to nine inches of snow in Aroostook
    County of northeastern Maine. A three day snowstorm
    began to overspread Oregon. The winter storm produced
    29 inches of snow at Bennett Pass. Mild weather
    continued in the central U.S. La Crosse WI reported a
    record forty-seven consecutive days with temperatures
    above normal.
    In 2011 Heavy snow and bitterly cold artic air affected much of
    Arkansas (9th-11th).
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Fri Feb 12 00:01:03 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Friday February 12, 2021.
    This is the 43rd day of the year, there are 322 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1899 Texas and the eastern plains experienced their coldest
    morning of modern record. The mercury dipped to
    8 degrees below zero at Fort Worth TX, and to 22 below
    zero at Kansas City MO. The temperature at Camp Clarke
    NE plunged to 47 degrees below zero to establish a record
    for the state. In the eastern U.S., Washington D.C. hit
    15 degrees below zero, and Charleston SC received a
    record four inches of snow.
    In 1958 Snow blanketed northern Florida, with Tallahassee
    reporting a record 2.8 inches. A ship in the Gulf of
    Mexico, 25 miles south of Fort Morgan AL, reported zero
    visibility in heavy snow on the afternoon of the 12th.
    (12th-13th)
    In 1960 A snowstorm in the Deep South produced more than a foot
    of snow in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
    In 1987 A storm in the eastern U.S. produced high winds from
    North Carolina to Maine. A storm in the western U.S.
    produced up to thirty inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada
    Range of California.
    In 1988 A classic "nor'easter" formed off the Carolina coast and
    intensified as it moved up the Atlantic coast bringing
    heavy snow to the northeastern U.S. Totals ranged up to
    26 inches at Camden NY and Chester MA. Arctic cold
    gripped the north central U.S. Duluth MN was the cold
    spot in the nation with a low of 32 degrees below zero.
    In 1989 Unseasonably mild weather prevailed across Alaska.
    Morning lows of 29 at Anchorage and 31 at Fairbanks were
    actually warmer than those in northern Florida.
    In 1990 Strong southerly winds ahead of an arctic cold front
    pushed temperatures into the 70s as far north as Iowa and
    Nebraska. Twenty-one cities in the central U.S., seven
    in Iowa, reported record high temperatures for the date.
    Lincoln NE reported a record high of 73 degrees, and the
    afternoon high of 59 degrees at Minneapolis MN smashed
    their previous record for the date by twelve degrees.
    Springfield IL reported a record forty-eight consecutive
    days with above normal temperatures.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sat Feb 13 00:00:59 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Saturday February 13, 2021.
    This is the 44th day of the year, there are 321 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1784 Ice floes blocked the Mississippi River at New Orleans,
    then passed into the Gulf of Mexico. The only other time
    this occurred was during the "Great Arctic Outbreak" of
    1899.
    In 1853 Purple ball lightning crashed through windows to interrupt
    a snowstorm on Mount Desert Island, Maine.
    In 1899 The "Friday the 13th" avalanche at Alva UT killed sixteen
    persons, and left thirteen others buried for twelve hours
    before being rescued.
    The coldest morning of record along the Gulf Coast. The
    temperature dipped to 7 above zero at New Orleans LA and
    Pensacola FL, and plunged to one below zero at Mobile AL.
    The mercury dipped to two degrees below zero at
    Tallahassee, the coldest reading of record for the state
    of Florida.
    In 1905 Morning lows of -29 at Pond AR, -40 at Lebanon KS, and -
    40 at Warsaw MO, established all-time records for those
    three states.
    In 1987 A storm in the western U.S. produced heavy rain over
    central California. Chews Ridge reported nearly eleven
    inches of rain in 24 hours, and extensive flooding
    occurred in San Benito County. The Mount Rose ski resort
    in Nevada experienced a "white-out" with 60 mph winds and
    36 inches of snow.
    In 1988 Strong winds in the wake of a storm in the northeastern
    U.S., gusting to 60 mph at Oswego NY, produced six foot
    snow drifts in northeastern Ohio. High winds in the
    mountains of Utah, gusting to 106 mph at the Snowbird ski
    resort, contributed to a forty car pile-up on Interstate
    15, near the town of Bluffdale.
    In 1989 Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rain and
    flash flooding from central Texas to western
    Pennsylvania. Up to ten inches of rain deluged western
    Kentucky in two days, with five day totals ranging up to
    13.16 inches at Gilbertsville Dam KY. Flooding caused
    tens of millions of dollars damage, including 18 million
    dollars damage at Frankfort KY.
    In 1990 A slow moving cold front brought heavy snow to Utah,
    Colorado and Wyoming. Totals in Wyoming ranged up to 15
    inches at Big Horn, and up to 22 inches was reported in
    Utah. In Colorado, 8 to 12 inches of snow fell over the
    northwest suburbs of Denver, while 16 to 22 inches was
    reported in the high mountain elevations west of Fort
    Collins. Strong winds accompanied the heavy snow, and
    bitter cold weather followed in its wake.
    In 1997 Little Rock, Arkansas would have its last measurable snowfall
    for a record 1078 days. The next time Little Rock received
    snowfall would be Jan. 27, 2000.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Sun Feb 14 00:00:55 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Sunday February 14, 2021.
    This is the 45th day of the year, there are 320 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1940 A "Saint Valentine's Day Blizzard" hit the northeastern
    U.S. Up to a foot and a half of snow blanketed southern
    New England, and whole gales accompanied the heavy snow
    stranding many in downtown Boston.
    In 1978 (5th-14th) Freezing drizzle and wind left thousands of
    residents in eastern Colorado without power, some for over
    a week.
    In 1987 A powerful storm spawned severe thunderstorms in Texas
    and Oklahoma, and produced heavy snow in the Rocky
    Mountain Region. Snowfall totals in Colorado ranged up
    to 27 inches at Telluride. Straight line winds gusting
    to 104 mph howled through Guadalupe Pass in West Texas.
    In 1988 Strong northerly winds ushered arctic air into the north
    central U.S. Snow and high winds created blizzard
    conditions in Minnesota and the Dakotas. Winds gusted to
    56 mph at Rapid City SD, and reached 65 mph at Cody WY.
    In 1989 While "Valentine's Day" was a soggy one in the Ohio
    Valley and the Tennessee Valley, unseasonably warm
    weather prevailed in the southeastern U.S. Seventeen
    cities reported record high temperatures for the date as
    readings warmed into the 70s and 80s.
    In 1990 Valentine's Day was a snowy one for many parts of the
    western and central U.S. Five to ten inches of snow fell
    across Iowa, and 6 to 12 inches of snow blanketed
    northern Illinois, and strong northeasterly winds
    accompanied the heavy snow. Air traffic came to a halt
    during the evening at O'Hare Airport in Chicago, where
    9.7 inches of snow was reported. More than 250 traffic
    accidents were reported around Des Moines IA during the
    evening rush hour. An icestorm glazed east central
    sections of Illinois, causing twelve million dollars
    damage in Champaign County alone.
    In 2000 Valentine's Day, 2000 was not a sweet one, weatherwise, as a
    tornado outbreak hit the southern states. Camilla, Georgia
    was the hardest hit, with close to two dozen fatalities, and
    widespread damage. Many of the tornadoes struck in the
    middle of the night, when many people were asleep; so they
    never knew the storm was coming, or what hit them.
    In 2004 A Valentine's Day winter storm brought heavy snow to
    central and southern Arkansas, and into Louisiana.
    Up to 5 inches of snow fell across parts of central
    Arkansas...while parts of southwest Arkansas got up
    to 8 inches of snow.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Mon Feb 15 00:00:56 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Monday February 15, 2021.
    This is the 46th day of the year, there are 319 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1895 A big Gulf snowstorm produced six inches at Brownsville
    TX and Mobile AL, 15 inches at Galveston TX, and
    24 inches of snow at Rayne LA in 24 hours. Snow fell at
    the very mouth of the Mississippi River. Houston TX
    received 22 inches of snow, and nine inches blanketed New
    Orleans LA.
    In 1936 The temperature at Parshall ND plunged to 60 degrees
    below zero to establish a state record. On the 6th of
    July that same year the temperature at Steele ND hit 121
    degrees, also a state record.
    In 1982 An intense cyclone off the Atlantic coast capsized a
    drilling rig killing 84 persons, and sank a Soviet
    freighter resulting in 33 more deaths. The cyclone
    produced 80 mph winds which whipped the water into waves
    fifty feet high.
    In 1987 A storm crossing the central U.S. produced severe
    thunderstorms which spawned tornadoes in Louisiana and
    Mississippi. Tornadoes injured four persons at Pierre
    Pass LA, three persons at Tangipahoa LA, two persons at
    Lexie MS and two persons at Nicholson MS. Thunderstorm
    winds gusting to 100 mph killed one person south of
    Sulphur LA. Jackson MS was drenched with 1.5 inches
    of rain in ten minutes.
    In 1988 Low pressure brought heavy snow to parts of Michigan,
    with 11 inches reported at Rogers City. A cold front
    crossing the Northern Rockies produced wind gusts to
    74 mph at Livingston MT, and created blizzard conditions
    in Idaho.
    In 1989 Thirty-seven cities in the southeastern U.S. reported
    record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
    high of 80 degrees at Atlanta GA was a February record.
    Highs of 79 at Chattanooga TN, 84 at Columbia SC and
    85 at New Orleans LA equalled February records.
    In 1990 Snow, sleet and freezing rain along an arctic cold front
    prevailed from the north central U.S. to the Northern
    Atlantic Coast Region. High winds created near blizzard
    conditions in southern Wyoming, closing Interstate 80,
    while up to eleven inches of snow fell across central
    Minnesota. Heavy snow also blanketed the Northern
    Atlantic Coast States, with 10 inches of snow reported at
    Buffalo NY and Mount Washington NH. Freezing rain over
    southern New England knocked out electricity to more than
    10,000 homes in the western suburbs of Boston MA.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)
  • From Daryl Stout@57:57/10 to All on Tue Feb 16 00:01:04 2021

    TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid

    Today is Tuesday February 16, 2021.
    This is the 47th day of the year, there are 318 days left.

    On this day...
    Weather data after 1990 is PARTIAL. For more current
    weather history, go to the National Climate Data Center
    website at www.ncdc.noaa.gov
    In 1899 Washington D.C. received 1.26 inches of rain in six hours
    atop a snow cover more than 30 inches deep making it the
    soggiest day of record.
    In 1903 The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees
    below zero to establish a state record.
    In 1943 Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S.
    The temperature plunged to 43 degrees below zero at
    Concord NH, and to 39 below at Portland ME. The morning
    low of 32 degrees below zero at Falls Village CT
    established a state record, yet the afternoon high that
    day was 20 degrees above zero.
    In 1986 More than $10 million in damage was caused by rare
    downslope winds in excess of 55 mph in and near Hilo,
    Hawaii.
    In 1987 A winter storm produced snow and ice in the Ohio
    Valley and the Appalachian Region. Snowfall totals in
    Virginia ranged up to 14 inches around Farmville, while
    Granville NC reported eight inches of sleet and ice.
    Freezing rain in eastern North Carolina caused extensive
    damage to power lines. Gales lashed the coast of
    Virginia and North Carolina.
    In 1988 Santa Ana winds in southern California gusted to 50 mph
    in the Rancho Cucamonga area. Quiet weather prevailed
    across the rest of the nation.
    In 1989 A surge of arctic air produced all-time record high
    barometric pressure readings of 30.80 inches at Duluth
    MN, 30.97 inches at Chicago IL and 30.94 inches at South
    Bend IN. Readings of 31.00 inches at Milwaukee WI and
    30.98 inches at Rockford IL tied their all-time records.
    Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the
    southeastern U.S. Highs of 81 degrees at Athens GA,
    87 at Charleston SC, 85 at Macon GA, and 86 at Savannah
    GA were records for February.
    In 1990 Strong thunderstorms developing ahead of an arctic cold
    front produced severe weather across the southeastern
    U.S. between mid morning on the 15th and early evening on
    the 16th. Thunderstorms spawned thirteen tornadoes,
    including one which, prior to dawn on the 16th, injured
    eleven persons near Carrollton GA. There were also
    121 reports of large hail or damaging winds. A late
    afternoon thunderstorm on the 15th produced baseball size
    hail at Jackson MS, and prior to dawn on the 16th, a
    thunderstorm produced high winds which injured four
    persons at Goodwater AL.
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (57:57/10)