MIAMI -

On this date, have you ever heard of spontaneous combustion? Well, apparently on this date in 1989, dry, hot Santa Ana winds were so strong that they set off motion-sensitive burglar alarms in Huntington Beach, Calif., and caused a huge pile of horse manure to spontaneously combust!
   WEDNESDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................81 Hollywood, Fla.
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................81 Opa Locka, Fla.
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-2 Alamosa, Colo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-43 Nuiqsut, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................66 Oxnard, Calif.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................0.90 Fortuna, Calif.