On This Date In Weather History

By: Kristen Connolly
By: Kristen Connolly

In 1947, severe weather ripped through the southern Plains. One
tornado struck Woodward, OK during the late evening, killing 95
people and causing six million dollars in damage. Another tornado
swept a Manitoba looking out his front door near Higgins, TX and
carried him two hundred feet over trees.
In 1988, Sioux City, IA received two inches of snow after
reaching a record high of 88 degrees the previous afternoon.
In 1990, a strong cold front produced severe weather that
stretched front the central Plains down into the southern Plains.
There were five tornado reports and several other wind and hail
reports. One tornado injured 4 people at Ardmore, OK.


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