Weather forecast issued Sunday, September 17, 2023
MM’s Local Weather Concerns
Severe t-storms are not expected for the next five days.
MM’s 5-Day Forecast
Yesterday’s Weather Statistics
Radar-Estimated Rainfall from Yesterday
On This Day
1912- According to one newspaper account, “A terrific windstorm struck Northeastern Montgomery County (Clarksville), Tennessee, and Southeastern Todd County, Kentucky, yesterday afternoon, destroying five residences and six tobacco barns. Total loss in this section, $75,000. A flock of several hundred sparrows was blown again[st] a wall and killed.”
1988 – Early in the morning a tornado hit Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, injuring three persons and causing twenty-eight million dollars damage. A second tornado on the northwest side of San Antonio caused six million dollars damage, and a third tornado in Bexar County killed one person and injured another. Thunderstorms associated with Hurricane Gilbert spawned a total of forty-seven tornadoes in a two day period, with forty of those tornadoes in central and south central Texas.
1989 – Hurricane Hugo hit the Virgin Islands, producing wind gusts to 97 mph at Saint Croix. Hurricane Hugo passed directly over the island of Saint Croix causing complete devastation and essentially cutting off the island from communications. A storm surge of five to seven feet occurred at Saint Croix. The only rain gauge left operating, at Caneel Bay, indicated 9.40 inches in 24 hours. Hurricane Hugo claimed the lives of three persons at Saint Croix, and caused more than 500 million dollars damage. A ship, Nightcap, in the harbor of Culebra, measured wind gusts as high as 170 mph.
There are currently no threats to the U.S.
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