On Oct 3 in weather history...

1912 -- The United States' longest dry spell began at Bagdad, California. Rain would not fall there for a total of 767 days.

1953 -- Albion hit 92°.

1954 -- Plymouth was drenched by 4.37" of rain.

1974 -- Fort Wayne's earliest hard freeze, with a low of 25°.

2000 -- Thunderstorms blew trees down across Elkhart County. Two Stone Lake residences suffered major structural damage when a oak tree was felled...one house had its roof smashed and the other had its entire back wall caved in.


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