On this date in weather history - January 18th

By Trent Aric - Meteorologist
Headline Goes Here

MIAMI -  On this date in 1980, dense fog caused a ship to hit the Alno Bridge in the town on Gotenberg, Sweden. A 500 foot span of the bridge collapsed, causing seven cars to fall into the water below. The eight people in the cars perished.
FRIDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................79 Camp Pendleton, Calif.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F).......................... ,
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-23 Presque Isle, Maine
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-68 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................86 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................0.61 Martinsville, Va. 

Copyright 2013 by Local10.com. The Associated Press contributed to this report. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.