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Todays Weather History
TODAY Version 3.7 06/24/94 Copyright 1986, 1994 By Patrick Kincaid
Today is Sunday November 15, 2015.
This is the 319th 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.
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.