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On This Day In Weather History - March 28


1910   Kansas City experienced its eight consecutive day of highs in the 80s, in what proved to be the warmest and driest march of record. March of 1910 was thirty degrees warmer than February of 1910 and nearly as warm as May.


1920   An F4 tornado roared from northeast Indiana into northwest Ohio. 13 people died and 34 were injured in the devastation of five farms near Fort Wayne.

1984   19 tornadoes struck the Carolinas, including one F1, six F2s, five F3s, and seven F4s. In South Carolina at 6:00 pm, an F4 tornado moved across part of Winnsboro, crossed Wateree Lake in Kershaw County killing 5 and injuring 49. At 7:10 pm, another F4 hit a shopping center at Bennettsville and killed 7 people in rural Marlboro County and injured 100. In North Carolina at 7:45 pm, an F3 tornado killed 12 and injured 101. Deaths were at Beaver Dam, Salemburg, Roseboro, and Clinton. And at 8:45 that night, six people were killed near Snow Hill, two at Ayden, one at Winterville, and six near Greenville by an F4. An F3 tornado struck a trailer park near Lewiston at 8:55 pm, killing five members of one family and injured 19 other people.

1988   A hailstorm totaled 1,500 cars at the GM Assembly Plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2004   The only known South Atlantic hurricane was recorded as Tropical Cyclone Catarina's winds hit 100mph.