On this date in weather history - June 26th

By Trent Aric - Meteorologist
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MIAMI - On this date, Cameron, LA residents went to bed on this date in 1957 thinking that Hurricane Audrey would not come ashore until late in the next day. During the night, the hurricane's central pressure dropped 35 mb, its winds increased to 145 mph and its forward movement increased from 6 mph to 15 mph. The storm hit earlier than expected, killing 390 people and causing another 192 to be missing.

MONDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................111 Hill City, Kan.
HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................111 Houma, La.
LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................30 Crater Lake, Ore.
LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................23 Barrow, Alaska
HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................72 Cheyenne, Wyo.
HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................6.55 Mayport NS, Fla.



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