In 1949 - The state record for Connecticut was established when the town of Greenville registered an afternoon high of 102 degrees.
In 1979 - A forty-minute hailstorm bombed Fort Collins, Colorado, with baseball to softball size hail. Two thousand homes and 2500 automobiles were damaged, and about 25 people were injured, mainly when hit on the head by the huge stones.
In 1989 - Morning thunderstorms over central Missouri deluged Columbia with 5.98 inches of rain causing flash flooding. Daytime thunderstorms in Kentucky drenched Paducah with 1.73 inches of rain in less than half an hour.