This Day In Weather History

Weather History for Saturday, March 28th, 2015:
In 1984, the Carolinas Tornado Outbreak occurred. Consisting of 22 tornadoes of which 7 were violent F4s, the outbreak killed 57 and injured 1,248. One F4 tornado that crossed the South Carolina North Carolina border possessed a track 16 miles long and averaged 1.2 miles wide. At its peak intensity, the monstrous twister was 2.5 miles wide!

In 1988, severe thunderstorms over Oklahoma produced hail up to four inches in diameter causing $35 million damage in southern Oklahoma. Baseball sized hail and 7 inches of rain caused another $18 million dollars damage in Duncan, Oklahoma.

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