On this date in weather history - February 14th

Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Feb 14 2013 05:56:44 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 18 2013 05:28:36 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, it was a white St. Valentine's Day along the Gulf Coast in 1895. Rayne, La., received 22 inches of snow to set a state record for the most snowfall ever. Records were also set in Houston, Texas (2 inches); Galveston, Texas (15.4 inches); Brownsville, Texas, (6 inches); and Mobile, Ala. (6 inches).

THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................87 Kendall, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................91 Marathon, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................1 Hallock, Minn.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-52 Kuparuk, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................58 Winner, S.D.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.22 Madison, S.D.