November 16 Weather History

...1933... The low temperature dipped to 17 degrees at Newport, Rhode Island, breaking the record of 25 degrees set in 1900.

...1958... More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ.

...1959... The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that day was one degree above zero.

...1967... One inch of snow fell at Newport, Rhode Island, the only measureable snow for the date.

...1983... At Newport, Rhode Island 2.66 inches of rain fell, breaking the record of 2.34 inches set in 1944.

...1987... High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to 14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th)

...1988... A powerful low pressure system in the north central U.S. produced high winds across the Great Lakes Region, with wind gusts to 60 mph reported at Chicago IL. Heavy snow blanketed much of Minnesota, with eleven inches reported at International Falls.

...1989... Snow and gusty winds invaded the north central U.S. Winds gusting to 40 mph produced wind chill readings as cold as 25 degrees below zero, and blizzard conditions were reported in Nebraska during the late morning hours. High winds around a powerful low pressure system produced squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Winds gusted to 63 mph at Whitefish Point MI, and snowfall totals in Michigan ranged up to 19 inches at Hart, north of Muskegon.

...2006... An early morning tornado, rated F3, tore through Riegelwood, North Carolina which resulted in 8 deaths and 20 injuries.

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