November 23 Weather History

...1909... Rattlesnake Creek was deluged with 7.17 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a record for the state of Idaho.

...1943... Northern New Hampshire was in the grips of a record snowstorm which left a total of 55 inches at Berlin, and 56 inches at Randolph. The 56 inch total at Randolph established a 24 hour snowfall record for the state. In Maine, Middle Dam received a record 35 inches of snow in 24 hours.

...1953... It was a very warm and stormy day in Newport, Rhode Island. The high temperature peaked at 50 degrees and a new record was established for the most rain for the day, as 3.38 inches fell (0.72 in 1 hour) and a wind gust of 50 miles per hour.

...1987... Rain and gale force winds prevailed along the Northern Pacific coast. Quillayute WA received 1.57 inches of rain in 24 hours, including nine tenths of an inch in six hours. Heavy snow fell over northern Oregon and the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. Temperatures began to moderate in the eastern U.S. following a bitterly cold weekend.

...1988... Low pressure crossing the Great Basin brought wintry weather to parts of the western U.S. Up to a foot of snow blanketed Yellowstone Park, and winds gusted to 70 mph at Casper WY, and reached 95 mph near Reno NV. Up to seven inches of rain was reported in the Grass Valley and Nevada City area of California. Paradise CA was soaked with 5.37 inches of rain in 24 hours.

...1989... A Thanksgiving snowstorm broke several records across much of southern New England and Mid Atlantic region. Providence and Newport, Rhode Island recorded heaviest one day November snowfall ever, 8 inches of snow fell.   New York City experienced its first white Thanksgiving in 51 years with 4.7 inches falling. Newark, New Jersey recorded 5.3 inches of snow which makes the month the second snowiest November on record. up to 14 inches of snow fell from South Weymouth, Massachusetts southeast to Cape Cod. 14 inches fell at South Weymouth, 12 inches at Chatham, and 4 inches at Boston.

...1991... La Crosse, Wisconsin set a new record for maximum 24 hour snowfall for November with 13 inches. The storm brought the monthly total to 28.2 inches which set a new monthly record for snowfall in November. The previous record was 22.5 inches set in November 1985.

...1992... Early morning severe thunderstorms spawned two F3 tornadoes in North Carolina, resulting in 2 deaths and 59 injuries. This wrapped the largest and deadliest November tornado outbreak on record in the U.S. 93 tornadoes touched down from 21st to the 23rd, and a total of 25 people lost their lives. -Alta, Utah was buried under 45 inches of snow in 24 hours to set a new all-time 24 hour snowfall record for the location. The previous record was 38 inches set back on December 1-2, 1982.

...2004... An outbreak of severe thunderstorms produced reports of 54 tornadoes across portions of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Alabama. In Texas's Hardin county, one person was killed with three injured when a tornado struck during the afternoon

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