Today's Weather Trivia
Today's Date is Thursday March 26, 2015...n ON... Mar 26, 1913 The Ohio River Basin flood reached a climax. Ten inch rains over a wide area of the Ohio River Basin inundated cities in Ohio, drowning 467 persons. The Miami River at Dayton reached a level eight feet higher than ever before. The flood, caused by warm weather and heavy rains, was the second most deadly of record for the nation. IN 1989...Thunderstorms that moved into south-central Kansas from northwest Oklahoma produced considerable lightning activity in Clark and Comanche counties. Many range fires were started when lightning struck the very dry grass in the region. Several cattle were lost in the fires along with some fences and corrals. An estimated 7,000 acres of land was burned in the two counties. IN 1991...High winds caused damage to homes across Kansas. Winds gusted over 80 mph in the southwest, and gusted to between 60 and 70 mph across the rest of the state. Roofs were torn off in the Dodge City and Garden City areas, and several cars and homes were damaged in the Fort Scott area. Total damage estimate from the high wind episode was 1.5 million dollars.
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