On this date in weather history - February 11th

Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Feb 11 2013 06:12:10 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 12 2013 04:32:50 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, perhaps the most popular description of Africa is one of dry deseret heat or tropical heat. Yet, the continent also has high mountains accompanied by cold temperatures and snow. On this date in 1935, Ifrane, Morocco reported a cold -11 degrees to set the all-time low temperature for the continent.

 SUNDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................96 McAllen, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................93 Harlingen, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-26 Saranac Lake, N.Y.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-51 Deadhorse, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................76 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.91 Meridian, Miss.
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