On this date in weather history - December 27th

Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Dec 27 2012 04:35:10 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 28 2012 10:05:02 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, the worst Louisiana storm in 100 years finally came to an end on this date in 1982. Over 18 inches of snow fell at Vinton, LA over a three day period. After visiting the state to see the destruction, President Reagan declared ten parishes in Louisiana disaster areas.THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................73 Kendall, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F).......................... ,
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-15 Cut Bank, Mont.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-46 Northway, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................105 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.64 Beverly, Mass.