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This Day in Local Weather History ...
9 December 1952 → A tornado, on the ground for 10 miles, inflicted F3 damage on Hancock and Perry counties, including the north side of Tell City. It was part of a tornado family with a 32 mile long path.
9 December 1978 → A record crest was reached on the Kentucky River at Frankfort Lock, with a stage of 48.47 feet.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
9 December 1917 → Vevay, IN, on the Ohio River, reported 26 inches of snow in 24 hours with 14 foot drifts. By the 16th, people could walk across the river from Vevay to Kentucky.
9 December 1934 → A frozen field made for very slippery conditions for the 2nd annual NFL Championship Game, held at the Polo Grounds. In the third quarter the Chicago Bears led the New York Giants 13-3. One of the Giants players remarked that sneakers would be more suitable for the icy playing surface. Another team member hurried to nearby Manhattan College and picked up nine pairs of sneakers. After switching to the sneakers, the Giants scored 27 points in the fourth quarter to win the game 30-13.
9 December 1989 → A strong storm produced wind gusts of 40 to 65 mph from the Alaska Peninsula to the North Gulf Coast of Alaska. Southeasterly winds gusted to 75 mph in the Anchorage area. Gusty winds associated with the same cold front caused a power outage across much of the island of Hawaii.