October 27 Weather History

...1764... A "very remarkable storm of snow with high winds" produced 22 inches at Rutland in central Massachusetts.

...1843... A snowstorm hit Mississippi, bringing snow, sleet, and freezing temperatures. On the heels of this storm, the area endured a hard freeze the following morning.

...1929... A snowstorm dumped 27 inches upon Ishpeming MI in 24 hours to establish a state record.

...1962... An early season winter storm over New England blanketed northern Maine with 7 to 16 inches of snow, and southeastern New England with up to 3 inches of snow. Worcester MA received a record 4.7 inches of snow.

...1987... Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rain from Virginia to New York State. Fallen leaves made roads and sidewalks slick, and also clogged sewers. Rainfall totals of 1.55 inches at Newark NJ, 1.54 inches at Harrisburg PA, 1.27 inches at Scranton PA, and 1.22 inches at Atlantic City NJ, were records for the date.

...1988... Low pressure brought snow and gale force winds to the Great Lakes Region, and snow and high winds to the north central U.S. Winds gusted to 47 mph at Lansing MI, and reached 55 mph at Pierre SD.

...1989... Wintry weather invaded the northwestern U.S. A storm crossing the Central Rockies produced up to 23 inches of snow in the mountains east of Salt Lake City UT. "Indian Summer" continued in the Lower Ohio Valley and the Upper Great Lakes Region. Afternoon highs of 71 degrees at Marquette MI and 72 degrees at Sault Ste Marie MI were records for the date.

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