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This Day in Local Weather History ...
23 October 2007 → After months of drought, steady soaking rains drenched the entire area. From the 22nd into the 23rd Louisville, Lexington, and Bowling Green all set 2-day October rainfall records. On the 23rd at Lexington the 2-day October rainfall record was broken in just one day, and it was the wettest day ever seen in Lexington in October, breaking the old record by almost two inches! The heaviest rain fell in Hardin County, where more than 8 inches of rainfall was recorded. Despite all this, there was no flooding due to the previously dry conditions and drawn-out period of rainfall.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
23 October 1091 → England's earliest known tornado was also one of its strongest on record. It has been rated as an EF4, and devastated central London. The church at St. Mary le Bow was badly damaged with four rafters, each 26 feet long, driven 22 feet into the ground. Other churches in the area were demolished, as were over 600 houses. London Bridge was destroyed.
23 October 1761 → A violent hurricane struck New England, causing tremendous damage in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
23 October 1920 → Tetsuya Fujita, inventor of the Fujita Scale, was born.
23 October 2002 → Visibility was reduced to less than 100 meters during the Australian Dust Storm. It was the worst dust storm in 30 years.