On this date in weather history - November 8th

Published On: Nov 08 2012 05:32:03 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 09 2012 04:28:36 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, talk about a welcome sight! It rained on this date in 1914 in Bagdad, California, breaking the United States record for longest rainless streak at 767 days. Also on this date, the U.S. Signal Corps Weather Service issued its very first storm warning in 1870.

THURSDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................90 Laredo, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................90 Laredo, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................10 Alamosa, Colo.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-40 Gulkana, Alaska
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................68 Nantucket, Mass.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.02 Chester, Conn.