MIAMI -

On this date in 1977, a remarkable thing happened. Snow fell in Florida as far south as the northern Florida Keys. Snowflakes were reported at Miami, and the southernmost snowfall in U.S. history fell at Homestead,when the city picked up a trace of the white stuff.

SATURDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................80 San Nicolas Island, Calif.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F).......................... ,
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-22 Kremmling, Colo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-65 Deadhorse Alpine, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................83 Minchumina, Alaska
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................3.08 Port Heiden, Alaska