• Record Heat to Intensify California Drought

    March 27, 2015; 5:04 PM ET

    The mercury will be on the rise across California through the end of the week, challenging records across much of the state and helping to intensify the ongoing drought.

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South-Southeast, US (1994)
Massive Palm Sunday outbreak (2nd worst Palm Sunday outbreak next to 1965) 30 tornadoes killed 43 in 4 states. A large tornado rips through a church in Cherokee County, AL during worship services and kills 17. 90 people were hurt. Several homes severely damaged in Charlotte, NC.

Bangor, ME (1846)
Greatest ice jam in 100 years after 4 days of rain.

Louisville, KY (1890)
Tornado; 106 killed, $3.5+ million damage.