On This Date in Weather History

By: Kristen Connolly
By: Kristen Connolly

In 1942, a snowstorm produced 22 inches of snow in Baltimore,
MD.
In 1987, the second in a series of blizzards brought heavy snow
and wind to the central Plains. Up to 14 inches of snow fell in
Omaha, Nebraska. Winds were able to gust up to 70 mph and snow
drifted as high as 20 to 30 feet in some places.
In 1988, a wave of severe weather dropped large hail up to 4
inches in diameter across Oklahoma City, OK. The General Motors
plant reported 1500 cars damaged, while Tinker Air Force Base had
large aircraft damaged. Total damage costs ran up to 35 million
dollars.


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