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This Day in Local Weather History ...
1 March 1849 → Bowling Green's first known weather observation was taken. The day was partly cloudy with calm winds. The morning low was in the middle 40s with an afternoon high around 60.
1 March 1962 → A record crest of 57.72 feet was reached on the Green River at Munfordville.
1 March 1980 → Louisville's and Lexington's coldest March high temperature: 17 and 14 degrees respectively.
1 March 1997 → Kentucky's wettest calendar day with 10.48 inches of rain at Louisville, and Lexington's wettest March day with 5.56 inches. In addition, an F2 tornado hit near Bugtussle and Gamaliel, an F1 struck outside Hardyville, and F0 tornadoes were seen in Warren County and Washington County, KY.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
1 March 1980 → An unusually large Florida tornado, an F3, was at times more than 500 yards wide. It struck near Fort Lauderdale and traveled 7 miles. The tornado killed one person and caused $6 million in damage.
1 March 1983 → An F2 tornado stayed on the ground for three and a half miles as it moved through south central Los Angeles, CA. Fifty buildings were damaged and 30 people were injured, mostly by flying glass.
1 March 2003 → Officials in charge of the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race in Alaska were forced to change the route of their famous race because of unusually warm conditions and a lack of snow.
1 March 2007 → The first tornado of a large outbreak struck Enterprise, AL around 1pm. Eight students died when the EF-4 struck the town's high school, and there was an additional fatality as the tornado tore through the city.