This Day In Weather History

Weather History for Wednesday, September 24th, 2014:
In 1926, the temperature at Yellowstone National Park plummeted to 9 degrees below zero. It was the coldest reading on record in the month of September for the 48 contiguous United States.

In 1989, record cold spread from the Rockies to the Appalachians as 47 cities set record low temperatures for the date. Lows of 34 degrees at Jackson Kentucky, 36 degrees at Midland Texas, and 38 in Abilene Texas, were all record lows for each of these cities during the month of September.

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In 1972, lightning struck and killed a young man in Waldport, Oregon when he was carrying 35 sticks of dynamite.

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