• Heavy Rain to Inundate Plains This Week

    May 18, 2015; 7:20 PM ET

    After a brief respite from stormy weather on Monday, the central Plains can expect yet another round of thunderstorms and heavy rain for the middle of the week.

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This Day In Weather History

Kansas (1951)
Area from Wallace to Kearney counties: a great hailstorm caused $6 million damage.

Ohio Valley (1982)
Severe thunderstorms: Tornado in Marion, IL killed 12, caused $100 million damage. Columbus, OH had a wind gust to 76 mph. Louisville, KY pelted by hail 2" in diameter.

Yuma, AZ (1877)
Severe two-day sandstorm.