MIAMI -

On this date, Yellowstone National Park was way beyond freezing on this date in 1924 as the temperature plummeted to -59 degrees. This was low enough to set an all-time December record low temperature for the continental U.S.

WEDNESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................89 Falfurrias, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................91 Kingsville NAS, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-18 Yellowstone, Wyo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-57 Noatak, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................81 Guadalupe Pass, Texas
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................3.35 Stanley, N.D.