By Matt Alto, Meteorologist
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  Extreme Location
High 105° Palm Springs, CA
Low 23° Cabin Creek, CO
Precip 3.45" Bryan, TX

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On this date in 2011, a massive F5-rated tornado struck Joplin, Missouri. The twister cut a west-to-east path across the southern part of town and was responsible for the deaths of 158 people.

This Day In Weather History

Lewistown, Maine (1911)
The high reached 101 degrees -- the hottest ever in New England during May.

Atlantic City (1991)
The record high of 89 degrees was set after a record low of 38 degrees.

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