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Today OCTOBER 21ST, 1934-A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State, the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA, produced waves twenty feet high.
 
OCTOBER 21ST, 1957-The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles. Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside.
 
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Oct 20 OCTOBER 20TH, 1983-Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45 inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th.
 
OCTOBER 20TH, 1770-An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47 years.
 
Oct 19 OCTOBER 19TH, 1844-The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo NY. The storm drowned 200 persons.
 
OCTOBER 19TH, 1984-Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton.
 
Oct 18 OCTOBER 18TH, 1906-A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the Florida Keys.
 
OCTOBER 18TH, 1910-Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty ships were grounded.
 
Oct 17 OCTOBER 17TH, 1781-General Cornwallis attempted to escape encirclement by crossing York River, "but a violent storm arose" dispersing his boats causing him to ask for an armistice.
 
OCTOBER 17TH, 1971-Great balls of fire were observed just ahead of a tornado moving down the main street of Wray CO. However, little other electrical activity accompanied the storm. Nine persons were injured in the tornado, all at a trailer court at the edge of town.
 
Oct 16 OCTOBER 16TH, 1880-The Dakotas and Minnesota are struck by an early arriving blizzard that blocks railroads and leaves behind drifts that remain on the ground all winter; gales extensively damage shipping on the Great Lakes.
 
OCTOBER 16TH, 1937-An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in Minnesota and Iowa.
 
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