On this date in weather history - March 13th

Author: Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Mar 13 2013 04:28:36 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2013 06:50:01 PM EDT
MIAMI -

On this date, "The Storm of the Century" continued to bring extreme weather to the eastern United States on this date in 1993. Parts of the Appalachian Mountains received up to 60 inches of new snow and Syracuse, N.Y., was covered with a fresh blanket of snow 43 inches thick. The storm caused $6 billion in damage was responsible for 208 deaths.

WEDNESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................90 Thermal, Calif.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F).......................... ,
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-18 Langdon, N.D.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-52 Kuparuk, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................64 Valdez Airport, Alaska
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.28 Quillayute, Wash.