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This Day in Local Weather History ...
8 December 1917 → Louisville's heaviest December snowfall: 15.0 inches.
8 December 1978 → A record crest was reached on the Kentucky River at High Bridge Lock, with a stage of 53.1 feet.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
8 December 1963 → A Boeing 707 exploded near Elkton, MD killing 81. Lightning is believed to have caused the explosion of residual fuel vapor in one of the outboard wing tanks as the plane passed through a vicious, out-of-season thunderstorm.
8 December 2002 → Super Typhoon Pongsona devastated Guam with sustained winds of 180 mph. It destroyed 2,000 homes. Electricity and water were shut off. Schools were closed and transformed into emergency shelters. Cars were flipped and stacked three high.