On this date in weather history - March 21st

By Trent Aric - Meteorologist
Headline Goes Here

MIAMI - On this date in 1990, the first full day of spring was ushered in by freezing temperatures across the eastern U.S. Cold weather damaged up to three-quarters of the peach crop in some parts of South Carolina. After recording a record high of 82 degrees the previous week, Elkins, W.Va., recorded a national low of 16 degrees below zero.

THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................83 Pecos, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F).......................... ,
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-18 Cando, N.D.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-45 Barrow, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................147 Monarch Pass, Colo.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................0.36 Aspen, Colo.
  

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.