October 24, 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. (David Ludlum) October 24, 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. (David Ludlum) October 24, 1937 A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David Ludlum)
The upcoming 5 days are going to really make you feel like it's fall!
Today, sunny and warm! Awesome day to get outside, and probably the best day to do so through Monday.
I'll share several images here, temps and temp anomalies for Thu/Fri, and precip through Sunday night.
Max Temp Thursday
Thursday Max Temp Anomalies
Max Temps Friday
Friday Max Temp Anomalies - Notice that some of those temps are close to 20 degrees below nor
October 23, 1761 A hurricane struck southeastern New England. It was the most violent in thirty years. Thousands of trees blocked roads in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. (David Ludlum) October 23, 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) (Sandra and T
One of the winters that is an analog for the Weatherbell forecast is the winter of 2009-2010. Since you probably don't remember many of the details, I've brought many of them together here for you to read. My next post will be another analog, 2002-2003.
The average temperatures for the December 2009 - February 2010 period were among some of the coldest ever across north and central Georgia. Each of the four climate sites - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Athens Ben Epps A
October 22, 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. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) October 22, 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 tra
October 21, 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. (David Ludlum) October 21, 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
October 20, 1770 An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years. (David Ludlum) October 20, 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) (The Weather Channel) October 20, 1987 Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, an
A daily summary of social media discussions about the weather.Early start to winter there...Click on the link in the Tweet below. Awesome fall images.Very interesting story of an event from October 1844'tis the season! :-) Some areas are going from fall to winter already!Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame StadiumView the full article
A daily summary of social media discussions about the weather.
Early start to winter there...
Click on the link in the Tweet below. Awesome fall images.
Very interesting story of an event from October 1844
'tis the season! :-) Some areas are going from fall to winter already!
Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame Stadium
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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. (1
October 18, 1906 A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the Florida Keys. (David Ludlum) October 18, 1910 Northeasterly 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. (The Weather Channel) October 18, 1930 A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake
Temp Anomalies for SundayWell, at least I have a few alternatives for posting information. Starting today I will be making these consolidated "daily" post. They will contain everything that I would normally share in a day, all rolled up into one post. Who knows, it may be easier for you to read instead of wading through multiple post. But this will mean that you will have to come back here to get the updates. I can post a comment on FB when I do an update, but that's about it. This consolidate
October 17, 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. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) October 17, 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. (David Ludlum) October 17, 1950 Small but powerful Hurricane King struck Miami, FL.