• Record Heat to Intensify California Drought

    March 27, 2015; 10:21 AM 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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This Day In Weather History

Midwest (1931)
Blizzard called "worst since January 1888". Struck western Kansas and adjoining states. Minus 3 degrees stands as lowest for so late in the season.

Plains (1950)
Snowstorm: 38.0" in Dumont, SD, and 50" snowfall in Black Hills.

Central and Northern GA (1971)
Still recovering from a devastating snow and ice storm the day before. Two million chicken eggs were destroyed; two people died when a tree fell on their car.