On this date in weather history - December 28th

Published On: Dec 28 2012 10:28:15 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 02 2013 06:08:10 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, two notable 24-hour snowfall records occurred on this date in history. First, in 1955 Anchorage, Alaska reported 17.7 inches in 24 hours, establishing a record for the city. Next, in 1958 Albuquerque, N.M. received 14.2 inches to establish its 24-hour record.

FRIDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................82 Marathon, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................86 Marathon, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-16 Pine Ridge, S.D.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-47 Point Lay, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................75 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.43 Oakdale, La.