June 28 Weather History

...1899... A great flood occurred on the Brazos River in Texas. The flood waters reached a width of 12 miles wide and did $10 million in damage.

...1931... The temperature at Monticello FL hit 109 degrees to establish an all-time record for the state.

...1934... The San Francisco airport reached 101 degrees which is the highest temperature ever recorded in the month of June at the airport.

...1954... Hurricane Alice dumped as much as 27 inches of rain on the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. The Rio Grande River at Laredo reached a level 12.6 feet above its previous highest mark, and the roadway of the U.S. 90 bridge was thirty feet below the high water.

...1957... The wind gusted to 52 miles per hour at Newport, Rhode Island, breaking the record of 34 miles per hour set back in 1929.

...1987... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes Region, with reports of large hail and damaging winds most numerous in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Thunderstorms spawned four tornadoes in Michigan. A tornado near Clare MI was accompanied by softball size hail. In Colorado, an untimely winter-like storm blanketed Mount Evans with six inches of snow.

...1988... Alpena MI reported a record low of 39 degrees while Jackson MS equaled their record for the month of June with an afternoon high of 105 degrees. Thunderstorms in the central U.S. soaked Springfield MO with 3.62 inches of rain, a record for the date.

...1989... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Southern and Central High Plains Region. Thunderstorms in Colorado produced softball size hail at Kit Carson, while pea to marble size hail caused ten million dollars damage to crops in Philips County CO.

...1991... At Newport, Rhode Island, the high temperature peaked at 93 degrees, breaking the record of 89 degrees set in 1934.

...1994... .68 inches of rain fell in one hour at Newport, Rhode Island, breaking the record of .40 that was set in 1982.  The mercury hit a scorching 128 degrees at Lake Havasu, Arizona to set a new all-time record high temperature for the state. The previous record was 127 degrees set at Parker on July 7, 1905.

...1995... The low temperature at Newport, Rhode Island dipped to 49 degrees, breaking the record of 51 degrees that was set in 1893, 1919 and 1970.

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