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JANUARY 18TH, 1857-A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard. Snowfall totals of 12 inches were common, whole gales caused shipwrecks and damage property on islands, and temperatures near zero prevailed from Virginia northward. Great drifts of snow blocked transportation. Richmond VA was cut off from Washington DC for a week.

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JANUARY 18TH, 1857 A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard. Snowfall totals of 12 inches were common, whole gales caused shipwrecks and damage property on islands, and temperatures near zero prevailed from Virginia northward. Great drifts of snow blocked transportation. Richmond VA was cut off from Washington DC for a week.
 
JANUARY 18TH, 1988 A storm in the southwestern U.S. produced a 15 to 20 foot surf along the southern coast of California resulting in more than fifty million dollars damage. A small tornado in Orange County CA lifted a baseball dugout fifteen feet into the air and deposited it in the street, 150 yards away. The same storm also produced 26 inches of snow at Duck Creek UT.
 
JANUARY 17TH, 1990 Twenty cities across the southeastern half of the country reported record high temperatures for the date. Record highs included 61 degrees at Williamstown PA and 85 degrees at Brownsville TX. Evening thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
 
JANUARY 17TH, 1817 A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.
 
JANUARY 16TH, 1964 Fort Worth TX received 7.5 inches of snow, and Dallas reported a foot of snow.
 
JANUARY 16TH, 1990 Heavy snow fell across the Prince Williams Sound area and the Susitna Valley of southern Alaska. Valdez was buried under 64.9 inches of snow in less than two days, including a record 47.5 inches in 24 hours. Up to 44 inches of snow was reported in the Susitna Valley. The heavy snow blocked roads, closed schools, and sank half a dozen vessels in the harbor.
 
JANUARY 15TH, 1932 Up to two inches of snow whitened the Los Angeles basin of California. The Los Angeles Civic Center reported an inch of snow, and even the beaches of Santa Monica were whitened with snow, in what proved to be a record snowstorm for Los Angeles.
 
JANUARY 15TH, 1952 A six day snowstorm was in progress in the western U.S. The storm produced 44 inches of snow at Marlette Lake NV, 52 inches at Sun Valley ID, and 149 inches at Tahoe CA, establishing single storm records for each of those three states. In addition, 24 hour snowfall totals of 22 inches at the University of Nevada, and 26 inches at Arco ID, established records for those two states. The streamliner, 'City of San Francisco' was snowbound in the Sierra Nevada Range, near Donner Summit.
 
JANUARY 14TH, 1979 Chicago IL was in the midst of their second heaviest snow of record as, in thirty hours, the city was buried under 20.7 inches of snow. The twenty-nine inch snow cover following the storm was an all-time record for Chicago.
 
JANUARY 14TH, 1863 The greatest snowstorm of record for Cincinnati OH commenced, and a day later twenty inches of snow covered the ground. That total has remained far above the modern day record for Cincinnati of eleven inches of snow in one storm.
 
JANUARY 13TH, 1886 A great blizzard struck the state of Kansas without warning. The storm claimed 50 to 100 lives, and eighty percent of the cattle in the state.
 
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
January Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
9.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
0.00 °C
Average Mean Temp
5.00 °C
Average Dew Point
-1.10 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
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)
9.14
Average Snowfall (US Only)
7.60
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
25.60 °C
Record Low
-19.40 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
25.40 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
289 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
84 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
3.05 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
10.60 °C
Average Low Temperature
0.60 °C
Average Mean Temp
5.60 °C
Average Dew Point
-0.60 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
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)
8.63
Average Snowfall (US Only)
5.10
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
27.20 °C
Record Low
-13.90 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
25.40 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
160 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
53 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.78 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
14.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
4.40 °C
Average Mean Temp
9.40 °C
Average Dew Point
2.20 °C
Average Windspeed
18.50 km/h
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)
9.39
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.50
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
32.20 °C
Record Low
-8.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
113.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
48.2 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
30.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
206 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
104 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.28 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
19.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
8.90 °C
Average Mean Temp
14.40 °C
Average Dew Point
7.20 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
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)
6.85
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
35.00 °C
Record Low
-2.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
107.40 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
175 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
84 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.54 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
23.90 °C
Average Low Temperature
13.90 °C
Average Mean Temp
18.90 °C
Average Dew Point
12.80 °C
Average Windspeed
14.80 km/h
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)
8.88
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
35.00 °C
Record Low
1.70 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
168 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
81 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.02 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
27.80 °C
Average Low Temperature
18.30 °C
Average Mean Temp
23.30 °C
Average Dew Point
17.20 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
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)
8.38
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
40.00 °C
Record Low
7.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
98.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
190 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
122 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
30.00 °C
Average Low Temperature
21.10 °C
Average Mean Temp
26.10 °C
Average Dew Point
20.60 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
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)
12.69
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
39.40 °C
Record Low
12.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
101.90 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
315 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
150 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.78 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
29.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
21.10 °C
Average Mean Temp
25.60 °C
Average Dew Point
20.00 °C
Average Windspeed
11.10 km/h
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)
14.21
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
40.00 °C
Record Low
10.00 °C
Record Wind Speed
137.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
452 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
249 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
26.70 °C
Average Low Temperature
18.30 °C
Average Mean Temp
22.20 °C
Average Dew Point
17.20 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
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)
9.90
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
36.10 °C
Record Low
8.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
144.40 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
292 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
127 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.51 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
21.10 °C
Average Low Temperature
11.70 °C
Average Mean Temp
16.70 °C
Average Dew Point
11.10 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
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)
8.38
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
35.00 °C
Record Low
-1.70 °C
Record Wind Speed
98.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
254 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
152 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
16.70 °C
Average Low Temperature
6.70 °C
Average Mean Temp
11.70 °C
Average Dew Point
5.60 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
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)
6.85
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
28.90 °C
Record Low
-5.60 °C
Record Wind Speed
103.70 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
190 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
107 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
11.70 °C
Average Low Temperature
2.20 °C
Average Mean Temp
6.70 °C
Average Dew Point
1.10 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
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)
7.87
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.50
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
28.30 °C
Record Low
-13.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
94.40 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
30.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
20.30 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
147 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
53 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.52 mm
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