FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30TH, 2020.-
🖊️ David Ludlum, Weather Channel, Storm Data, National Weather Summary 📸 The Tennessean
OCTOBER 30TH, 1925 - Nashville, TN, was blanketed with an inch of snow, their earliest measurable snow of record.
1947 - The Donora, PA, smog disaster finally came to an end. For five days an inversion trapped impurities in the lower atmosphere over the Monongahela Valley killing 20 persons and leaving more than 2000 others sick. (26th-30th)
1987 - Severe thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced golf ball size hail and wind gusts to 74 mph near the town of Gould. Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the central U.S. Temperatures warmed into the 80s from Texas to the Lower Missouri Valley.
1988 - Ten cities in the Upper Midwest reported record low temperatures for the date. The morning low of 20 degrees at South Bend IND was a record for October, and lows of 18º at Grand Rapids MI and 20 degrees at Fort Wayne IND equaled records for October. The low of 2 degrees at International Falls MN smashed their previous record for the date by 11º. Syracuse NY received 2.9 inches of snow to establish a record for October with 5.7 inches for the month.
1989 - Temperatures soared into the 70s in the northeastern U.S. The record high of 73º at Alpena MI marked their 6-straight day of record warmth. In the western U.S., Klamath Falls OR reported a record low of 19º.