On this date in weather history - January 27th

By Trent Aric, Meteorologist, taric@local10.com
Published On: Jan 30 2013 04:55:25 PM EST
Updated On: Jan 28 2013 05:01:04 PM EST
MIAMI -

On this date, the same snowstorm was observed by both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson on this date in 1772. Washington observed the storm at Mount Vernon while Jefferson watched the storm from Monticello. The "Washington and Jefferson Snowstorm," as it was dubbed, dropped three feet of snow on both places.

SUNDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:
   HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................84 McAllen, Texas
   HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................84 McAllen, Texas
   LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................-16 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-59 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................90 Mt. Washington, N.H.
   HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................0.41 Moline, Ill.
 

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