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This Day in Local Weather History ...
29 July 1876 → The Louisville weather office log book mentioned that the annual rent for the office was $200. There was some consideration given to moving the office to a different location, with the cost to move the weather office at $38.
29 July 1943 → Charlestown, IN was directly struck by a tornado (unofficially F3), damaging several homes.
29 July 1981 → The Louisville weather office moved in to a brand new building (with the FAA) at Standiford Field.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
29 July 1916 → Lightning ignited a forest fire that burned down the towns of Cochrane and Matheson, Ontario killing 273 people.
29 July 1981 → Lightning struck a tree then spread across the ground near Vance, NC. The lightning strike killed 50 cows weighing around 800 pounds each.
29 July 2005 → A hike up Mount Whitney in California turned deadly when the tarp belonging to camping Boy Scouts was struck by lightning. A boy scout and the scout leader were killed.