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MAY 29TH, 1914-A small Norwegian collier, the Storstad, rams and sinks the Canadian liner Empress of Ireland in the fog enshrouded St. Lawrence River, about 180 miles out to sea. Of the 1477 persons aboard both vessels, only 453 survive.

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MAY 29TH, 1914 A small Norwegian collier, the Storstad, rams and sinks the Canadian liner Empress of Ireland in the fog enshrouded St. Lawrence River, about 180 miles out to sea. Of the 1477 persons aboard both vessels, only 453 survive.
 
MAY 29TH, 1987 Thunderstorms in West Texas produced softball size hail at Lamesa, and hail up to twelve inches deep east of Dimmitt. Thunderstorms also spawned seven tornadoes in West Texas, including one which injured three persons at Wolfforth. Thunderstorms deluged the Texas Hill Country with up to eleven inches of rain. Severe flooding along the Medino, Hondo, Seco, Sabinal and Frio rivers caused more than fifty million dollars damage
 
MAY 28TH, 1942 The latest snowstorm of record for the state of Iowa left ten inches at LeMars, eight inches at Cherokee, and 7.5 inches at Waukon. Afternoon highs were in the lower 30s in parts of northwestern Iowa.
 
MAY 28TH, 1947 A storm produced heavy snow across Wisconsin, with ten inches reported at Gay Mills. The snow damaged fruit and other trees, and downed power lines. The storm was followed by the coldest weather of the month for much of the High Plains Region and Missouri Valley. Williston ND reported a low of 21 degrees the morning of the 28th, and the next morning Cheyenne WY reported a morning low of 16 above zero.
 
MAY 27TH, 1987 Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane, hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma. Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain caused flooding in north central Texas.
 
MAY 27TH, 1896 A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time. It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm.
 
MAY 26TH, 1771 A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought all rivers in the state to record high levels.
 
MAY 26TH, 1917 A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101 persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars.
 
MAY 25TH, 1955 Two tornadoes struck the town of Blackwell OK within a few minutes time during the late evening. The tornadoes killed 18 persons and injured more than 500 others. Early the next morning a tornado virtually obliterated the small community of Udall KS killing 80 persons and injuring 270 persons. More than half the persons in the community were killed or injured by the tornado.
 
MAY 25TH, 1987 Thunderstorms spawned fifteen tornadoes in West Texas. One thunderstorm spawned a powerful tornado near Gruver TX, along with golf ball size hail and 75 mph winds. A man on a boat on Lake Bistineau in northwest Louisiana was struck and killed by lightning, while the other three persons in the boat were unharmed. The man reportedly stood up in the boat and asked to be struck by lightning.
 
MAY 24TH, 1940 Hail fell near Ada OK to a depth of six to eight inches, and rainfall runoff left drifts of hail up to five feet high.
 
Wind Advisory
Issued By NWS Field Office Broadcast Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST
Issuing Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST Valid Until Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST

Strong northerly winds are forecast to develop across the San Francisco Bay Area by midday Tuesday and continue through midday Wednesday. A strong..cold and dry storm system will sweep into northern and central California late Monday night and Tuesday morning. This system will generate strong and gusty north to northest winds across the region from midday Tuesday through midday Wednesday.

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Weather Station: Virginia Beach - Oceana , VA , US
May Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
48.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
32.00 °F
Average Mean Temp
41.00 °F
Average Dew Point
30.02 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.60
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.99
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
16
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
78.08 °F
Record Low
-2.92 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.01 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
11.39 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.31 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.20 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
51.08 °F
Average Low Temperature
33.08 °F
Average Mean Temp
42.08 °F
Average Dew Point
30.92 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
75.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
57.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.40
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.01
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
13
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
13
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
80.96 °F
Record Low
6.98 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
10.01 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.30 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.70 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
57.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
39.92 °F
Average Mean Temp
48.92 °F
Average Dew Point
35.96 °F
Average Windspeed
11.47 mph
Average Wind Direction
338.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
75.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
55.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.98
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
6
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
89.96 °F
Record Low
17.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
70.06 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
48.2 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
12.02 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
8.12 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.10 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.90 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
66.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
48.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
57.92 °F
Average Dew Point
44.96 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
74.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
95.00 °F
Record Low
28.04 °F
Record Wind Speed
66.59 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.89 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.31 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
75.02 °F
Average Low Temperature
57.02 °F
Average Mean Temp
66.02 °F
Average Dew Point
55.04 °F
Average Windspeed
9.18 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
59.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.50
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
5
Days With Fog
18
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
95.00 °F
Record Low
35.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
62.00 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
6.62 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3.19 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.40 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
82.04 °F
Average Low Temperature
64.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
73.94 °F
Average Dew Point
62.96 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
80.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.30
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
6
Days With Fog
17
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
5
Records
Record High
104.00 °F
Record Low
44.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
60.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.49 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.81 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* "
Averages
Average High Temperature
86.00 °F
Average Low Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Mean Temp
78.98 °F
Average Dew Point
69.08 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
83.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
63.0
Typical Sky Cover
BRK
Average Precipitation (US Only)
5.00
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
9
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
10
Records
Record High
102.92 °F
Record Low
53.96 °F
Record Wind Speed
63.18 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
12.41 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.91 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.70 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
84.92 °F
Average Low Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Mean Temp
78.08 °F
Average Dew Point
68.00 °F
Average Windspeed
6.88 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
85.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
65.0
Typical Sky Cover
BRK
Average Precipitation (US Only)
5.60
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
7
Days With Fog
22
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
7
Records
Record High
104.00 °F
Record Low
50.00 °F
Record Wind Speed
84.94 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
17.81 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
9.81 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
80.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
64.94 °F
Average Mean Temp
71.96 °F
Average Dew Point
62.96 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
45.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
84.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
64.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
3
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
2
Records
Record High
96.98 °F
Record Low
46.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
89.53 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
11.50 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.00 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.20 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
69.98 °F
Average Low Temperature
53.06 °F
Average Mean Temp
62.06 °F
Average Dew Point
51.98 °F
Average Windspeed
10.35 mph
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
82.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.30
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
18
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
95.00 °F
Record Low
28.94 °F
Record Wind Speed
60.88 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
10.01 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
5.99 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
62.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
44.06 °F
Average Mean Temp
53.06 °F
Average Dew Point
42.08 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
59.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.70
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
16
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
3
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
84.02 °F
Record Low
21.92 °F
Record Wind Speed
64.29 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.98 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
7.49 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
4.22 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 "
Averages
Average High Temperature
53.06 °F
Average Low Temperature
35.96 °F
Average Mean Temp
44.06 °F
Average Dew Point
33.98 °F
Average Windspeed
8.06 mph
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.10
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.98
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
13
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
82.94 °F
Record Low
8.06 °F
Record Wind Speed
58.53 mph
Record Monthly Snowfall
30.5 "
Record 24-hour Snowfall
8.00 "
Record Monthly Rainfall
5.79 "
Record 24-hour Rainfall
2.09 "
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.60 "
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Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
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Fire danger moderate 25% 0%
Monday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 25% 0%
Tuesday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 25% 0%
Wednesday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 25% 0%
Thursday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 25% 0%
Friday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 25% 0%
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