On this date in weather history - March 18th

By Trent Aric - Meteorologist
Headline Goes Here

MIAMI - On this date in 1925, the deadliest tornado in U.S. history ("The Tri-State Tornado") claimed nearly 700 lives. It caused seventeen million dollars in damage along a path of 219 miles long that crossed through Missouri and Indiana. Seven other tornadoes caused nearly 100 additional deaths that same day.

MONDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................95 Hondo, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................95 Port Isabel, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-13 Saranac Lake, N.Y.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-47 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................63 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................4.74 Rolla, N.D.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.