On this date in weather history - January 15th

Published On: Jan 15 2013 05:33:02 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, hurricanes have been investigated by reconnaissance planes since the mid-1940s. During that time, a total of four planes have been lost. One of those planes went down on this date in 1958 while investigating Super-typhoon Ophelia just southwest of Guam.

TUESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................84 Plant City, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................84 Opa Locka, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-32 Kremmling, Colo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-46 Alamosa, Colo.
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................59 Livingston, Mont.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.38 Martinsville, Va.