On this date in weather history - March 15th

Published On: Mar 15 2013 05:30:33 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 17 2013 05:29:07 PM EDT
MIAMI -

On this date in 1990 during a warm spell, cherry blossoms appear in Washington, D.C. Usually, these blossoms make their presence known later in the month, but they have been known to peak as early as March 15 due to warm spells

FRIDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................89 El Centro, Calif.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................80 Brownsville, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-13 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-54 Point Lay, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................76 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.01 Cooperstown, N.D.
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