On this date in weather history - January 8th

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:32:16 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 09 2013 04:29:05 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, three years ago today, Rapid City, S.D. reported a record afternoon high of 76 degrees. What is even more interesting is that Miami, Fla., reported an afternoon high of only 61 degrees for the same day. Talk about an upside down weather day.

TUESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................84 Fort Myers Airport, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................87 Hollywood, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-20 Alamosa, Colo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-44 Point Lay, Alaska.
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................91 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................0.74 Houston, Texas.