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NATIONAL SUMMARY A nor'easter continued to bring wind and rain to New England on Friday. Rainfall totals over the past three days totaled 3 to 6 inches in parts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Some locations experienced wind gusts between 30 and 35 mph from the mid-Atlantic to New England. Numerous high temperature records were either broken or tied across the Plains. Goodland, Kansas, reached 89 degrees, breaking a 99-year-old record of 88 degrees. Denver and Pueblo in Colorado broke their record highs that were set most recently in 2011. The warmth spread north into the Dakotas and Minnesota where temperatures were 20 to 25 degrees above average in some locations. A storm system brought rain to portions of Oregon and Washington, where rainfall amounts across western portions of both states over the past week are running over 200 percent of normal. SPECIAL WEATHER Fall Blizzard Blasts Colorado in 1997 On this date in 1997, a blizzard that began on the 24th continued to pound Colorado with over 2 feet of snow and winds up to 120 mph. The storm left 21.9 inches of snow in Denver, while over 2 feet of snow fell in the foothills west of Denver. A total of 52 inches fell on Palmer Lake. Trees and power lines were knocked down by winds over 100 mph west of the Continental Divide. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS Peak Wind Gusts Friday: Dellwo Conservation Seeding Nursery, near Bynum, MT: 57 mph Roosevelt Memorial Ranch, near Pendroy, MT: 54 mph Cut Bank Airport, MT: 54 mph Some Rainfall Totals Friday: Homestead, FL: 2.42 inches Marathon, FL: 1.01 inches Caribou, ME: 0.90 inches Houlton, ME: 0.90 inches Presque Isle, ME: 0.85 inches Clayton Lake, ME: 0.82 inches Tamiami, FL: 0.74 inches Temperature Departures from Normal thus Far in October (in degrees F): Boston, MA +2.1 Syracuse, NY +4.0 New York, NY +2.4 Philadelphia, PA +2.1 Pittsburgh, PA +0.6 Washington, DC +3.0 Raleigh, NC +1.9 Atlanta, GA +2.8 Miami, FL +0.3 Tampa, FL +0.0 Nashville, TN +0.8 Cincinnati, OH -1.2 Detroit, MI -1.0 Chicago, IL -2.0 Minneapolis, MN -0.5 Houston, TX +1.2 Phoenix, AZ +1.8 Las Vegas, NV +4.7 Los Angeles, CA +4.5 Portland, OR +5.6 Seattle, WA +5.7 DAILY EXTREMES National High Yesterday 98 at Death Valley, California National Low Yesterday 21 at Bodie State Park, California COPYRIGHT 2014 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2014 All Rights Reserved OCTOBER 25 PLACE YEAR EVENT _____________________________________________________________________________ Tampa, Fla. 1921 Hurricane "most destructive/highest tide," pressure 28.81"/975.6 mb, winds 100 mph, tide 10.5 feet, six dead and $3 million damage. Oklahoma 1991 Heavy thunderstorms dump 8-11 inches of rain in the southeastern part of the state.
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