Infographic: Swing States' Extreme Weather

By Jillian MacMath, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
October 25, 2012; 3:52 AM ET
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This Day In Weather History

West Virginia (1989)
Lightning sets numerous house and trailer fires. Firefighters could not keep up with all the fires that were burning.

Northeast (1839)
Incredible "snow" hurricane whitened parts of the Catskills.

Santa Cruz (1929)
Coastal Steamer San Juan (over 2,000 tons) was rammed off Pigeon Point near Santa Cruz, CA by the oil tanker S.C.T. Doss which was proceeding at "excessive speed in fog without sounding fog signals". 70 passengers and crew of San Juan drowned.