Today in Weather History-Feb 12th

By Scott Padgett, Meteorologist, spadgett@Local10.com
Published On: Feb 12 2013 09:51:51 AM EST
Updated On: Feb 12 2013 06:09:58 PM EST

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1958 - Snow blanketed northern Florida, with Tallahassee reporting a record 2.8 inches. A ship in the Gulf of Mexico, 25 miles south of Fort Morgan AL, reported zero visibility in heavy snow on the afternoon of the 12th. (12th-13th)

1989 - Unseasonably mild weather prevailed across Alaska. Morning lows of 29 degrees at Anchorage and 31 degrees at Fairbanks were actually warmer than those in northern Florida. (The National Weather Summary)

1990 - Strong southerly winds ahead of an arctic cold front pushed temperatures into the 70s as far north as Iowa and Nebraska. Twenty-one cities in the central U.S., seven in Iowa, reported record high temperatures for the date. Lincoln NE reported a record high of 73 degrees, and the afternoon high of 59 degrees at Minneapolis MN smashed their previous record for the date by twelve degrees. Springfield IL reported a record forty-eight consecutive days with above normal temperatures. (The National Weather Summary)

Miami-  Record High: 86-1995  Record Low: 37-1902

Fort Lauderdale- Record High: 89-1913  Record Low: 36-1919

Key West- Record High: 85 -1982   Record Low: 59-1955

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