AccuWeather History

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August 14, 1773 Bradford, MA: The first instrumental documentation of a U.S. hurricane. "A sailmaker's loft in which a man was sitting was carried away and dispersed in a moment; the unhappy man being found senseless at a distance of 94 feet from the place where the loft stood. A large oak post 14 feet in length and 11 inches in diameter was taken up and carried by the wind 138 feet.
August 14, 1988 Buffalo, NY: The Lake Erie water temperature reached 80 degrees, breaking the record of 79 degrees set during July of 1987.
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