... On this date in weather history...
In 1987... severe thunderstorms pounded parts of central
and south central Texas with Golf Ball sized hail
that... along with torrential rains... destroyed 80 percent
of the crops in some areas. In 1975... severe
thunderstorms raked parts of east central Minnesota with
Golf Ball sized hail... and winds that reached an
incredible 110 mph. The large hail and destructive winds
destroyed 50 Mobile homes... 12 aircraft... one third of an
Elementary School and injured 55 people.