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Weather History Archive

Weather History - June 9th

Local and Regional Events:

June 9, 1957:

Southwest of Faulkton, one of four funnel clouds finally touched down and cut an unusual path to the northeast. One home was reduced to "matchsticks and tidbits." The tornado strength was an F3.


June 9, 1968:

A brief F2 tornado moved northeast from 6 miles northeast of Britton.  Barns were destroyed, and trees were uprooted on three farms. Two cars were picked up and thrown into a ditch. One person in a car was hospitalized. Damage was estimated at $150,000 to property and another $80,000 to crops.


June 9, 1972:

A steady flow of warm moist air near the surface fed storms and anchored them against the Black Hills for six to eight hours. A flash flood killed 238 people in the Rapid City area after as much as fifteen inches of rain fell over the eastern Black Hills. Click HERE for more information from the History Channel.


U.S.A and Global Events for June 9th:

1966: Hurricane Alma made landfall over the eastern Florida panhandle becoming the earliest hurricane to make landfall on the United States mainland.

Click HERE for more This Day in Weather History from the Southeast Regional Climate Center.