Drenching rains, high winds and even a few tornadoes and hail storms hindered Halloween plans for most of the eastern part of the country Thursday night.
Co-op observers at Midway Airport in Chicago recorded 3.31 inches of rain from Wednesday through Thursday. Penny-sized hail was reported by an NWS-trained spotter in St. Clair County. Two unconfirmed reports of tornadoes in Saline and Williamson Counties are still being investigated.
A tornado was confirmed in Orange County, Texas, that was 3 miles long and had 75-mph winds.
Law enforcement officials in Waverly, Ohio, reported tree damages and closed roads as a result of the high winds. Winds were responsible for flight delays at many major airports Friday morning, including LaGuardia and Newark.
Tornado at the Feldhake house last night. Picking up twigs, sticks, branches, and trees all day. 👎 http://t.co/VLptokGiMf— Melissa Feldhake (@melissafeldhake) November 1, 2013
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Record Highs: Location: Old Record(F): New Record(F)/Year: Atlantic City (airport) 98 tied 98/1959 Washington, DC 98 Philadelphia, PA 98 Baltimore, MD 97 JFK Airport, NY 98
Raleigh, NC (1995)
3.30" of rain in 3 hours.
Savannah, GA (1999)
6.60" of rain.