The Storm Report Rewind for October 1

In 1893 - The second great hurricane of the season hit the Mississippi Delta Region, causing more than 1,000 people to drown.

In 1987 - A blast of cold arctic air hit the north central U.S.  An afternoon thunderstorm caused the streets to become slick in Duluth, Minnesota with hail and snow.  By late afternoon, winds gusted to 70 miles per hour.

In 1989 - Thunderstorms produced severe weather in the southeastern U.S. through the daytime and evening hours.  Severe thunderstorms spawned eleven tornadoes, with seven of those tornadoes in Georgia.  A tornado southwest of Moultrie, Georgia, killing two persons and injuring a dozen others.  Tornadoes also injured one person north of Graceville, Florida, and two others at Bartow, Georgia.