On this date in weather history - March 5th

Published On: Mar 05 2013 05:11:53 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 06 2013 05:45:22 PM EST
MIAMI -

 On this date in 1995, the La Conchita mudslide washed out a part of Interstate 5 in California, killing six people. The slide closed the highway for a week and caused $3 billion in damage.

TUESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................78 Brunswick, Ga.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-16 Yellowstone, Wyo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-48 Barter Island, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................61 Guadalupe Pass, Texas
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................1.35 Middlesboro, Ky.