On This Day In Weather History - September 2

Local


1974   With a high of only 56 degrees and a low of 49 degrees, the average temperature was a chilly 53 degrees, almost 20 degrees below normal.


National


1935   One of the most intense hurricanes to ever hit the U.S. struck the Florida Keys, packing 200 mph winds and killing 400 people. The hurricane produced a 15-foot tide and storm surge waves 30 feet high. The barometric pressure at Matecumbe Bay, FL hit a United States record low of 26.35 inches.

2002   In Ladysmith, WI businesses were closed because of Labor Day. An F3 tornado touched down and damaged the area. Fortunately, no one was killed.


Weather Mural


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