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Today MARCH 5TH, 1962-A tremendous storm raged along the Atlantic coast. The great Atlantic storm caused more than 200 million dollars property damage from Florida to New England. Winds along the Middle Atlantic Coast reached 70 mph raising forty foot waves, and as much as 33 inches of snow blanketed the mountains of Virginia. The Virginia shoreline was rearranged by historic tidal flooding caused by the combination of the long stretch of strong onshore winds and the "Spring Tides".
 
MARCH 5TH, 1987-A storm in the western U.S. produced heavy rain and high winds in California. Up to six inches of rain soaked the San Francisco Bay area in 24 hours, and winds gusted to 100 mph at the Wheeler Ridge Pumping Plant near the Tehachapi Mountains.
 
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Mar 04 MARCH 4TH, 1909-Though fair weather was forecast, President Taft was inaugurated amidst a furious storm. About ten inches of wet snow disrupted travel and communications. The storm drew much criticism against the U.S. Weather Bureau.
 
MARCH 4TH, 1953-Snow was reported on the island of Oahu in Hawaii.
 
Mar 03 MARCH 3RD, 1980-A coastal storm produced 25 inches of snow at Elizabeth City NC, and 30 inches at Cape Hatteras NC. At Miami FL the mercury dipped to 32 degrees.
 
MARCH 3RD, 1983-The last of a series of storms to strike the California coast finally came to an end. Waves fifteen to twenty feet high pounded the coast for two days, and in a four day period up to 18 inches of rain drenched the Los Angeles and Santa Barbara areas. On the morning of the first, thunderstorms spawned two tornadoes which moved through the Los Angeles area.
 
Mar 02 MARCH 2ND, 1846-A great storm hit Virginia and the Carolinas. The storm caused half a million dollars damage, and in North Carolina drowned fifty families and a thousand cattle on Notts Island.
 
MARCH 2ND, 1927-Raleigh NC was buried under 17.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for that location. Nashville NC received 31 inches of snow. The average snow depth in the state of Carolina was fourteen inches.
 
Mar 01 MARCH 1ST, 1980-Norfolk VA received 13.7 inches of snow to push their season total to a record 41.9 inches exceeding their previous record by more than four inches.
 
MARCH 1ST, 1910-The deadliest avalanche of record in the U.S. thundered down the mountains near Wellington Station WA sweeping three huge locomotive train engines and some passenger cars, snowbound on the grade leading to Stevens Pass, over the side and into a canyon, and burying them under tons of snow. The avalanche claimed the lives of more than 100 people. The station house at Wellington was also swept away.
 
Feb 28 FEBRUARY 28TH, 1900-A massive storm spread record snows from Kansas to New York State. Snowfall totals rangeD up to 17.5 inches at Springfield IL and 43 inches at Rochester NY, with up to 60 inches in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State.
 
FEBRUARY 28TH, 1988-Thunderstorms in California produced severe weather during the early morning hours. Strong thunderstorm winds, gusting to 74 mph, downed trees in the Sacramento area. Unseasonably mild weather prevailed in the northwestern U.S. The afternoon high of 71 degrees at Portland OR was a February record.
 
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