The biggest snow we had last Winter was on Valentine's Day. It wasn't much...just 2.2 inches on Feb. 14, 2016. There was a trace on Valentine's Day in
Usually there isn't much beyond Just The Facts when I'm researching weather records for my non-media biz, Weather History Research. That's why this
April 10, 1979 - A killer F4 tornado devastated southern portions of Wichita Falls Texas. It was part of the "Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak," and
April 9, 1897 - Five inches of snow fell in Indianapolis, the most ever in a 24-hour period in April. April 9, 1947 - A tornado struck Woodward, OK,
April 8, 1973 - A severe storm brought high winds and heavy snow to Iowa. Belle Plain received 20 inches of snow, and 19 inches blanketed Dubuque,
April 7, 1983 - The last day of four days of snow in El Paso. They picked up 16.5 inches to set their April snowfall record. April 7, 1987 -
April 3, 1974 - A "Super-Outbreak" of tornadoes ravaged the Midwest and the eastern U.S. It's the largest known outbreak of tornadoes from one storm.
April 2, 2006 - One Indiana Square in Downtown Indianapolis sustained damage from a severe thunderstorm. I remember it well. I had to interrupt
April 1, 1912 - Weather reports from ships at sea began to be received by the Weather Bureau (today, the National Weather Service) on a regular
March 31, 1890 - Saint Louis received 20 inches of snow in 24 hours. It was the worst snowstorm of record for Saint Louis. March 31, 2006 - An F2
March 30, 1899 - A storm which buried Ruby, CO, under 141 inches of snow came to an end. Ruby was an old abandoned mining town on the Elk Mountain
March 29, 1848 - Niagara Falls eased to a trickle during the late afternoon, then was "silent" for 30 hours. An ice jam at the neck of Lake Erie and
March 25, 1913 - The flood of record occurs along portions of the White River. The river crested over 20 feet above flood stage at Indianapolis.