Nov 28, 2019 2:16 PM

Be glad we're not in 1952 Salina today!

Posted Nov 28, 2019 2:16 PM

Weather history for Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, from the National Weather Service in Wichita:

In 1988, severe thunderstorms spawned five tornadoes in North Carolina just after midnight. One violent tornado, an F4, ran an 83- marathon and averaged 200 yards wide. Sprinting at speeds around 50 mph, this powerful tornado ripped through a densely populated section of Raleigh. There were 4 fatalities (2 in Raleigh, 154 injuries, and around $77 million damage.

In 1960, an extremely powerful winter storm smacked Lake Superior. Duluth, Minnesota was hit by a severe blizzard that produced around a foot of snow with gusts measured at 73 mph. The winter storm produced waves 20 to 40 FEET HIGH on Lake Superior.

In 1952, Salina set its all-time record low for November when the mercury plunged to 5 below zero.