November 6 Weather History

...1894... 1.3 inches of snow fell at Newport, Rhode Island setting a record for the date.

...1907... At Newport, Rhode Island 2.25 inches of rain fell, breaking the record of 1.86 inches set in 1894.

...1948... The high temperature at Newport, Rhode Island peaked at 70 degrees, breaking the record of 68 degrees set back in 1938.

...1951... Snow fell from the Texas panhandle to the Lower Great Lakes, leaving record totals of 12.5 inches at Saint Louis MO, and 14.1 inches at Springfield MO. Other heavier snowfall totals included 20 inches at Nevada MO, 13.5 inches at Sedan KS, 13 inches at Decature IL, and 10 inches at Alva OK. In the Saint Louis area, up to 20 inches was reported in Washington County. (5th- 6th)

...1953... An intense East Coast storm dumped 27 inches of snow in the Pennsylvania mountains, 11 inches at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and 8 inches at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Washington, DC measured 4 inches and Richmond, Virginia had 3 inches. Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island had a wind gust of 98 mph.

...1987... High winds in the northeastern U.S., turning a recent warm spell into a distant memory, gusted to 63 mph at Rhode Island. Squalls resulting from the high winds produced five inches of snow at Marquette MI and seven inches at Rome NY. A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy snow to some of the higher elevations of Arizona, Colorado and Utah.

...1988... A powerful low pressure system over the Great Lakes Region continued to produce snow across parts of the Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals along the shore of Lake Superior reached 24 inches, with three feet of snow reported in the Porcupine Mountain area of Upper Michigan. Marquette MI established a November record with 17.3 inches of snow in 24 hours.

...1989... Unseasonably warm weather prevailed in the south central and southeastern U.S. Nine cities from Florida to Oklahoma and Texas reported record high temperatures for the date as readings warmed into the 80s. The high of 89 degrees at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in Texas equaled their record for November.

...1994... Downtown San Francisco, California was drenched with 6.19 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish an all-time record for the city.

...2005... An F3 tornado cut a 41 mile track through Henderson County in Kentucky, Vanderburgh, Warrick, and Spencer Counties in Indiana during the predawn hours, killing 24, injuring 238, and doing $87 million in damages. A large mobile home park was hit near the southern city limits of Evansville where 20 were killed.

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