Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Mar 22 2013 11:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2013 05:14:29 PM EDT
MIAMI -

On this date in 1920, the Northern Lights were visible as far south as Bradenton, Fla., and Fresno, Calif. The display for Detroit, Mich., residents was described as "so brilliant as to blot out all the stars below first magnitude."

FRIDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................89 Dryden, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................89 McAllen, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-14 Cando, N.D.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-47 Deering, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................124 Copper Mountain, Colo.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.68 Monticello, Ark.