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This Day In Weather History

New England (1716)
Dark day in New England - Rev. Mather sent account to Royal Society.

East Coast (1861)
Hatteras hurricane battered Union fleet attacking Carolina ports; storm later raised high tides, winds in New York & New England. A severe autumn storm moved out of the Southern Rockies into the central Plains leaving heavy snows, flooding rains and zero-degree cold. A total of 6 inches of snow fell in Denver. More than 10 inches of rain in three days pushed Hickory Creek out of its banks in the Neosho area of southwestern Missouri. The mercury dropped to near zero in the mountains of Arizona and New Mexico where snows measured a foot and a half deep.

Montana (1973)
A wintry storm dumped from 6 to 12 inches of snow on Montana and fanned out into surrounding states.