MIAMI -

On this date in 1997, Britain was hit by another severe winter storm. The south coast from Kent to Cornwall was the hardest hit and high winds combined with rolling seas disrupted cross channel ferry services.

MONDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................87 Orlando International, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................90 Opa Locka, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-14 Laramie, Wyo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-57 Nuiqsut, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................70 Raton, N.M.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................4.38 Apalachicola, Fla.