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Weather on This Date - February 4




February 4, 1961 
The third great snowstorm of the winter season struck the northeastern U.S. Cortland NY received 40 inches of snow. (David Ludlum) 

February 4, 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. (The National Weather Summary) 

February 4, 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. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) 

February 4, 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 was 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. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) 

February 4, 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. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) 

February 4, 1998
A low pressure center tracked across southeast Georgia and then moved northeast up the Atlantic coast. Rainfall amounts from this system ranged from 2.5 to 4.5 inches over north and central Georgia from the 2
nd to the 4th. Runoff caused widespread flooding over much of central Georgia, especially in the Oconee and Ocmulgee river basins. Rivers and creeks rose as much as 20 feet during the event, flooding nearby homes and businesses. In Laurens County 11 school children had to be evacuated from a school bus that had stalled in standing water. No one was injured, but the bus floated away down the Oconee River.

February 4, 2004 
7.15 inches of rain deluges Pinson, AL, setting an all-time record rainfall over 24 hours for the town. The Weather Doctor 

February 4, 2007 
Kahului reports a minimum temperature of 54°F, a daily low temperature record for the date. The Weather Doctor 

Data courtesy of WeatherForYou





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