By Matt Alto, Meteorologist
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Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High 91° McAllen, TX
Low 16° Stanley, ID
Precip 1.97" Sand Springs, OK

WeatherWhys®

This time of the year is known for increases in fire risk across the country. The reasons behind that are the following: increased and more direct sunlight, a copious amount of dry tinder and increased wind speeds.

This Day In Weather History

Washington, D.C. (1921)
The temperature dropped from 82 to 26 degrees, ending a record early spring.

Munford, Ala. (1991)
Four people were killed when their mobile home became airborne for a quarter of a mile while riding a tornado.

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