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This Day in Local Weather History ...
17 March 1900 → Record cold on Saint Patrick's Day: Louisville 9, Lexington 4, Bowling Green 16.
This Day in National/World Weather History ...
17 March 1892 → A winter storm in southwest and middle Tennessee produced 26 inches of snow in Riddleton and 18 inches in Memphis, setting the record for the city for deepest snowfall. Nashville recorded its greatest one day snowfall of 17 inches.
17 March 1936 → On March 17 and 18, 1936, Pittsburgh, PA witnessed the worst flood in its history when flood levels at the source of the Ohio River peaked at 46 feet (21 feet above flood stage) after heavy rains fell on top of snow cover. 100,000 buildings were destroyed, 65% of downtown went under water, and 60,000 steelworkers were temporarily put out of work. About 70 people were killed.
17 March 2002 → Normally protected from heavy snowfalls by mountains, Anchorage, AK picked up a record-setting 26 to 29 inches of snow across the city in 24 hours.
17 March 2012 → International Falls, MN reached a high temperature of 77 degrees. This broke the old daily record by 22 degrees and the old monthly record by 4 degrees!