-The warm weather that was experienced across the Northeast on Tuesday
was washed away on Wednesday as a cold front moved through the
region. This cold front was very slow-moving, however, allowing
places along the I-95 corridor to reach the 70-degree mark before
temperatures fell to more seasonable levels. This cold front reached
from the Northeast down to the Gulf Coast with showers and a few
thunderstorms moving with the front. The drop in temperatures across
areas in the Southeast in the wake of the front was not as
significant as it was farther north with the more noticeable change
being the drop in humidity.
-It was a dry day across much of the Plains with temperatures running
within a few degrees of normal. The only exception to this was a
batch of showers that slowly advanced from Montana to over the
Dakotas throughout the day. A few showers also occurred across the
Pacific Northwest with dry and warm conditions over the balance of
Cold, Snow Invades the Northeast
-Today marks the anniversary of when a chilly air mass moved over the
Northeast in 1925. Temperatures were limited to 40 F in Baltimore,
the lowest October maximum temperature ever in the city. Washington,
D.C., also recorded 2.2 inches of snow, the most on any calendar day
Much Cooler on Wednesday
City: High Tuesday/High Wednesday
-Dansville, NY: 80/54
-Rochester, NY: 80/57
-New Castle, PA: 78/57
-Toledo, OH: 70/50
-Lima, OH: 70/51
-Zanesville, OH: 74/58
-Dayton, OH: 73/55
-Cleveland, OH: 72/55
-Watertown, NY: 75/59
-Altoona, PA: 79/64
-Wilmington, OH: 72/58
-Columbus, OH: 72/59
-Hamilton, OH: 72/60
-Middletown, PA: 78/67
24-Hour Rainfall Totals, as of 7 A.M. EDT Thursday:
DeFuniak Springs, FL 0.90"
Destin, FL 0.78"
Stumpy Point, NC 0.77"
Pensacola, FL 0.69"
Oceana, VA 0.57"
Barnwell, SC 0.55"
Wellsboro, PA 0.47"
Mount Washington, NH 0.45"
Salt Point, LA 0.44"
Crestview, FL 0.41"
Fentress, VA 0.41"
Norfolk, VA 0.40"
Hampton Roads, VA 0.40"
Anniston, AL 0.36"
North Myrtle Beach, SC 0.36"
Alexander City, AL 0.34"
Lexington, NC 0.33"
Norfolk, VA 0.33"
Talladega, AL 0.32"
Hampton, VA 0.31"
Lawrenceville, VA 0.31"
Ashtabula City, OH 0.30"
Valparaiso, FL 0.27"
National High Yesterday 94 at Thermal, California
National Low Yesterday 10 at Angel Fire, New Mexico
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