Portal:Weather/On this day/06/02
1998: After a supercell spawned an F4 tornado that nearly wiped out the town of Spencer, South Dakota, the storms organized into a destructive derecho that tracked over 1,000 miles (1,609 km) across the southern Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada.
June 1: Start of the Central Pacific and Atlantic hurricane seasons
1934: A tropical storm struck the coast of Belize (then known as British Honduras). The storm would meander through Central America for several days, causing flooding which killed as many as 3,000 people.