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Today In History: Flash flooding nearly destroyed Brady's Bend the night of August 14th in 1980. Four inches of rain fell in 30 minutes!!! A number of local citizens lost their lives and an entire community was left to rebuild. #WeatherHistory
Possible record-setting hail fell in Bethune, Colorado this afternoon. Still trying to verify the details here, but if this is true it would set the new state record for Colorado for largest hail stone recorded in the state.
Brian Bledsoe on Twitter
”@NWSBoulder @NWSGoodland I am verifying what looks to be a record setting hailstone for #cowx Am told this fell near Bethune this afternoon. W...
Hurricane Camille, a powerful, deadly, and destructive hurricane formed just west of the Cayman Islands #OTD in 1969. It rapidly intensified, and by the time it reached western Cuba the next day, it was a Category 3 hurricane. #wxhistory
Missed the show @weatherbrains last night? We talked all about Hurricane Camille- one of the most destructive hurricanes in US history. From the Gulf to the mountains of Virginia. 326 deaths (including the missing) & about half of those in VA
#OTD in 1958: A team of University of Chicago scientists ran a computer forecast model on TS Becky as the storm was on-going. This was the first “real-time” computer hurricane forecast. #wxhistory
The "Union County Glacier" occurred #OTD in 2004. An intense storm near Clayton produced significant hail and rain accumulations, and hail filled a small draw on NM-402 to a height of about 15 feet! Despite warm temperatures, the ice remained for nearly a month. #wxhistory #nmwx
15 years ago today, Hurricane Charley made landfall in Cayo Costa and then Punta Gorda in Charlotte County as a Cat. 4 storm.
Hurricane Camille 1969 #StoryMaps
Hurricane Camille: 50 Years Later
A look back at Hurricane Camille 50 years after its development and landfall upon the Mississippi Gulf Coast, August 17-18, 1969 from the National Wea...
Ryan, IA F4 #Tornado – Aug 12, 1974. 44 homes were hit, 20 of which were destroyed. A school, a church & several businesses were also destroyed. There were 12 injuries. Summary details from @sigtor2019 and Ryan resident Helen Lyness! Read more: https://t.co/PBvUY2vl1j #iawx
#OTD in 2004, Tropical Storm Bonnie weakened to a tropical depression as it moved through the State on August 12. Two days later, Hurricane Charley made landfall near Bulls Bay as a Category 1 hurricane.
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Only a week to go! Did you experience Hurricane Hugo 30 years ago in/near the Lowcountry and want to share your experience with us via a FB Live discussion? We are looking for your photos/stories!! https://t.co/1kmJ5ht3z1 #Hugo30 #scwx #gawx #chswx
Today is the 20th anniversary of the 1999 Salt Lake City tornado, one of the strongest tornadoes on record for the state of Utah. If you have memories of the event, feel free to share them with us. #utwx
#OTD in 1940: A Category 2 hurricane made landfall near Beaufort, #SC, or just north of Savannah, #GA. A wind gust of 105 mph was observed in Savannah. 50 people died. #wxhistory
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Lightning. Near the North Pole. ⚡️#ThisIsFine @NWSFairbanks
August 10, 1980: An outbreak of #tornadoes occurred in south-central Texas in association with Hurricane Allen. Extensive damage occurred near San Marcos & Austin. Lon Curtis @Centxwx walks us through the event in this Funnel Feature! https://t.co/XrVDs2i26R #txwx #tropics