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This Day in Weather History contains significant weather and disaster events for the USA and the world.
June 15, 1991: The second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century began as Mt. Pinatubo injected 15 to 30 million tons of sulfur dioxide 100,000 feet into the atmosphere. 343 people were killed in the Philippines as a result of the eruptions. https://t.co/RExr7QOfAo
My "Something Moore" wx. history for Weather Concierge. I like finding events that I knew nothing about. Today is the anniversary of a tragic event that wiped out much of a small and peaceful town ... and was the 2nd deadliest flash flood in U.S. history! https://t.co/HXClSakp3O
#Tornado #History! Springfield, IL F4 Tornado – June 14, 1957! 4.3 mile path. Property damage was estimated at $3 million; 25 homes were destroyed and 175 others badly damaged. There were 2 fatalities and 50 injuries. https://t.co/wTbVvusRdW #ilwx
A tropical depression developed on June 14th, 1972. It would become #Hurricane Agnes on the 18th. Agnes made landfall southeast of Panama City, FL late on June 19th as a Category 1 hurricane.
#OTD in 1976: An F4 tornado crossed parts of the suburbs, southwest of Chicago, #ilwx killing 3 people. The tornado ripped the roof off an Argonne National Laboratory reactor.
#weatherpicofday a cone tornado backlit by the warm glow of sunset on this date, 15 years ago, near Rock, KS on 4 June 2004. This spectacular cyclic supercell produced several tornadoes across south-central Kansas.
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El Dorado, KS F4 #Tornado – June 10, 1958! 9 mile path. ~2oo homes were destroyed. 15 deaths, 50+ injuries. @sigtor2019 notes the tornado could have received an F5 rating but it was hard to determine with the available photos and descriptions. https://t.co/5LnbxYOkVu #kswx
Today's 100°F high at #SanFrancisco International Airport was the earliest triple digit day on record, and will tie for the 5th hottest day on record. Prior to today, the only month with 100 degree readings were in September. #CAwx #CAheat
On June 10th, 1752, Benjamin Franklin narrowly missed electrocution while flying a kite during a thunderstorm to determine if lightning is related to electricity. #wxhistory
New England isn't a tornado haven but ONE stands out, especially because it was an F-4 and some conjecture that it reached F-5. The "Worcester" tornado (June 9, 1953) is talked about to this day. My "Something Moore" wx. history for Weather Concierge. https://t.co/8xQiigoXWJ
#OTD 39 years ago, twin #tornadoes “mauled” Chest Springs about 10 miles northwest of Altoona. The strongest one was rated F2. Several homes and mobile homes were leveled and one person was injured when their trailer was demolished. #PAwx #CTPwx
USSR TORNADO OUTBREAK JUNE 9, 1984.
1) Large hail 15 cm (6 in) observed in Tver oblast
2) One tornado was F4, Three - F3, Four - F2.
3) Long track tornado 85,9 km (53,7 miles) in Ivanovo-Kostroma oblast.
4) Max tornado width - 1740 m
5) Official death toll - 69 people.
June 9, 1984: A tornado outbreak struck the Ivanovo and Yaroslavl regions north of Moscow, Russia. Eleven confirmed tornadoes killed between 57 to 400 individuals. #wxhistory
In 2011, the flooding in the Glasgow area continued with the Milk River cresting at a record level of 34.08’. This resulted in extensive flooding across the area, including many farms, ranches and roadways. #WxHistory
Milk and Musselshell rivers reach record levels
HELENA - The Milk and Musselshell rivers were receding Thursday after reaching record levels and flooding streets and homes in Glasgow and Roundup. Bu...