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Weather on This Date - December 3


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December 3, 1856 
A severe blizzard began to rage across Iowa and Kansas. It produced as much as 16 inches of snow in Iowa. (David Ludlum) 

December 3, 1886
A great snowstorm dumped up to 42 inches of snow in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Twenty-five inches fell at Rome, GA.  (NWS Atlanta)

December 3, 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) (The Weather Channel) 

December 3, 1971
A major winter storm hit the northern half of Georgia. Up to 8 inches of snow fell across the northeast corner of the state with a combination of snow, sleet and freezing rain falling elsewhere as far south as Macon. Nearly 3 inches of sleet fell in Athens. Most north Georgia schools were closed. The accumulation of ice caused numerous chicken houses, carports and sheds to collapse. Two people were injured in Oglethorpe County when their carport fell on them.  (NWS Atlanta)


December 3, 1983 
Birmingham, AL, was drenched with 9.22 inches of rain in 24 hours. The rains caused severe flash flooding which literally submerged traffic. a severe thunderstorm brought high winds and four tornadoes to parts of north Georgia. One F-0 tornado occurred in Oglethorpe County destroying a double-wide mobile home near Enterprise. Two F-1 tornadoes touched down in Cherokee and Paulding Counties. An F-2 tornado touched down in Fulton County in the Fulton Industrial Park area destroying one warehouse and heavily damaging others. (The Weather Channel) (NWS Atlanta)

December 3, 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. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) 

December 3, 1988 
Gale force winds ushered cold air into the northeastern U.S., and produced snow squalls in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Winds gusted to 48 mph at Buffalo NY. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) 

December 3, 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. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) 

Data courtesy of WeatherForYou


TODAY'S WEATHER SUMMARY

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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, DEW POINTS, WIND CHILL, and TEMP CHANGE 

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Temperatures
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Temperatures
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Wind Chill
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24 Hour Temp Change
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5 am Southeast Temperatures

TODAY'S FORECAST  

TEMPERATURES

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High Temps Today
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Low Temps Tomorrow Morning

TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES 

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High Temp Anomalies Today
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Low Temp Anomalies Tomorrow Morning

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

SNOW

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WPC 72 Hour Snow Forecast
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Last 3 Days Snowfall
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Last 7 Days Snowfall
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Season to Date
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Snow Cover on This Date
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Snow Cover on This Date Last Year


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