Today in Weather History

Weather History for September 29
1896   In 1896, Cedar Key, Florida was a bustling seaport. A major hurricane's ten foot storm surge nearly destroyed the community.

1938   In Charleston, South Carolina, five tornadoes touched down killing 32 people and doing $2 million in damages.

1927   An F3 tornado hit downtown St. Louis and more than 200 city blocks were torn apart. 79 people were killed and 550 were injured.

Data courtesy of the National Weather Service