The Storm Report Rewind for July 28

In 1819 - A small but intense hurricane passed over Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi.  The hurricane was considered the worst in fifty years. Few houses were left standing either at Bay Saint Louis or at Pass Christian, and much of the Mississippi coast was desolate following the storm.

In 1952 - A severe storm with hail up to an inch and a half in diameter broke windows, ruined roofs, and stripped trees of leaves near Benson, Arizona.

In 1989 - Afternoon thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in Massachusetts.  Early evening thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 68 miles per hour at Fort Myers, and evening thunderstorms in South Dakota produced nearly two inches of rain in twenty minutes at Pierpoint.