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NATIONAL SUMMARY Rain impacted much of the nation's midsection on Sunday as a potent storm system moved through the Tennessee Valley. On the southern side of this system, there were several dozen reports of severe thunderstorms from southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle eastward into South Carolina. Reports of trees and power lines being down were most common, but there were even reports of roof damage. Heavy rainfall was also common, with 1 to 3 inches of rain across a large part of the Southeast. Lake Charles, Louisiana, recorded nearly 4 inches of rain from downpours early on Sunday morning. Away from this system, rain fell across portions of the central Plains. Some snow fell from the Rockies into the interior Northwest. West of the Cascades, some locally heavy downpours and even thunderstorms were found across western Washington. A tornado warning was even issued for a time in southwestern Washington on Sunday morning, although there were no reports of funnel clouds or a tornado. SPECIAL WEATHER Typhoon Irma Anniversary In 1981, the Philippines were hit by Typhoon Irma, the worst in 10 years, packing winds up to 139 mph and resulting in a storm surge of 16 feet; 236 people were killed, and 600,000 were left homeless. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS Snow dusted high country along the Rockies on Saturday into Sunday. A few spots in Colorado had at least a foot of snow, including 13 inches at Rabbit Ears Pass, Colorado, and an estimated 13.5 inches at Old Battle, west of Encampment, Wyoming. Following this week's multi-foot snowfall events near the Great Lakes, temperatures in the region rose through the 40s on Sunday with 50s in the south. Given the certainty of much snow melt through at least Monday, forecasters in Buffalo posted flood warnings. Several inches of water locked in the snow were at risk of being released to swell area streams. Melbourne, Florida, climbed to 86 degrees on Sunday afternoon, tying the old record for the day set back in 1992. 24-Hour Rainfall Totals ending at 1 a.m. EST (in inches): Lake Charles, LA 3.37 Newberry, SC 2.72 Alma, GA 2.49 Macon, GA 2.48 Greer, SC 2.43 Camden, SC 2.39 Columbia, SC 2.39 Sulphur, LA 2.28 Beaufort, SC 2.28 North Myrtle Beach, SC 2.22 Peachtree City, GA 2.21 Rutherfordton, NC 2.21 Wilmington, NC 2.20 Atlanta, GA 2.18 Clemson, SC 2.12 Peru, IN 2.09 Greenville, SC 2.07 Asheville, NC 2.05 Hinesville, GA 2.04 Charleston, SC 2.00 Goshen, IN 1.95 DAILY EXTREMES National High Yesterday 89 at Punta Gorda, Florida National Low Yesterday -2 at Angel Fire, New Mexico COPYRIGHT 2014 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2014 All Rights Reserved NOVEMBER 24 PLACE YEAR EVENT _________________________________________________________________________ Ohio, PA, WV, NY 1950 Record Snowstorm (24th-25th) New York State 1989 Heavy lake-effect snow caused a 60-car accident on I-81 north of Rome.
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