Portal:Weather/On this day/03/04

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March 1[edit]

2007: A tornado outbreak killed 20 people in three states, including eight people at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama.

March 2[edit]

2005: Cyclone Percy reached a peak intensity of 260 kilometers per hour (160 mph) with a central pressure of 900 millibars (26.58 inHg), making it the second-most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the southern Pacific Ocean.

March 3[edit]

1971: A large blizzard hit much of eastern Canada, killing over 30 people.

March 4[edit]

1899: Cyclone Mahina, the deadliest tropical cyclone in Australian history, killed more than 400 in Far North Queensland.

March 6[edit]

2008: A massive storm system that would impact most of the eastern half of North America and last for four days started to take shape in the southern United States. There were 15 reports of tornadoes, parts of Ohio would receive over 28 inches (71 cm) of snow, and 17 people were killed.

March 7[edit]

1717: The Great Snow of 1717 finally came to an end, after weeks of heavy snow buried areas of the Northeastern United States with 5 feet (1.5 m) of snow or more.