1927 : Record Floods, Tornadoes, Heat Waves

Ninety years ago brought the worst floods in US history. The Mississippi River was flooded for more than six months, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to abandon their homes permanently. Vermont’s worst flood on record occurred in November, 1927. The Red Cross described 1927 as the worst year in history.

25 Nov 1927, Page 7 – The News-Review at Newspapers.com

St. Louis was destroyed by a tornado, 90 years ago today.

The Pittsburgh Press – Google News Archive Search

November flooding wiped out more than 1,000 bridges in Vermont.

A number of record heatwaves occurred in 1927, including a protracted one in September and October, which killed scores of people.

Warsaw Union – Google News Archive Search

On October 2, 1927, temperatures in upstate New York reached 98 degrees – almost ten degrees warmer than this week’s heatwave.

And if all that wasn’t bad enough for professional climate criminals who make fraudulent links between extreme weather and CO2, children were happily sunbathing near the North Pole.


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7 Responses to 1927 : Record Floods, Tornadoes, Heat Waves

  1. gator69 says:

    Well, at least nobody on Pop Warner’s team was taking a knee.

  2. Frank K. says:

    That last newspaper photo is incredible. Panama is about 600 miles from the equator. The equivalent distance from the North Pole is about the same as the location of Svalbard:


    No shirt – in January, 1927!

  3. Arn says:

    one should sell shirts with the “sunbathing near the north pole in 1927”
    print at the next ice&snow “save the climate march” .
    ((or may be the little boy is just another evil climate denier((ice breaker edition,related to hitler))bashing the good ol’ philantrophs with faked photos :)

  4. Herb Bailey says:

    As a regular reader of your blog, it was a pleasant surprise to my hometown newspaper (Warsaw Union, now the Times-Union) show up in a post. Keep up the good work – it’s appreciated.

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