On this date in weather history - January 19th

Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Jan 19 2013 06:35:49 PM EST
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