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Weather on This Date - October 19

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October 19, 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. (David Ludlum) 

October 19, 1961 
Rain changed to a record early season, 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 and 953. One to two feet of snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel) 

October 19, 1976
A record low temperature for this date in Atlanta was set at 35°F. The normal low is 51°F. (NWS Atlanta)

October 19, 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. (The Weather Channel) 

October 19, 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 only in the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary) 

October 19, 1988 
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) 

October 19, 1989 
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern 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, including fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92 degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in October, and 116 such days for the year. 

Data courtesy of WeatherForYou

 

 

TODAY'S WEATHER SUMMARY

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Today's Weather Map
 
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Today's Climate Records and Averages
 
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Astronomical Information for Today - Accurate for Gwinnett County GA
 

5:00 AM TEMPS

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Temperatures
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24 Hour Temperature Change
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Southeast Temperatures
 

 

TODAY'S FORECAST

TEMPERATURES

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High Temps
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Low Temps
 

TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES

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High Temp Anomalies
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Low Temp Anomalies
 

WIND

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Max Wind Speed
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Max Wind Gust
 

PRECIPITATION

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WPC - 24 Hour Precipitation Forecast
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WPC - 7 Day Precipitation Forecast
 

EURO ENSEMBLE 15 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK

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Lawrenceville
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Atlanta
 
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Blairsville
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Dalton
 

 
 

 

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