The Low CO2 Climate Of 1884
This week in 1884, one of the worst tornado outbreaks, snowstorms and floods on record hit the US. There was flooding from Southern California to the Ohio Valley, and tornadoes from Illinois to Alabama and Texas.
Enigma tornado outbreak – Wikipedia
20 Feb 1884, 7 – St. Louis Globe-Democrat at Newspapers.com
20 Feb 1884, Page 2 – The Somerset Herald at Newspapers.com
20 Feb 1884, Page 2 – The Morning Democrat at Newspapers.com
20 Feb 1884, 1 – Vernon County Censor at Newspapers.com
20 Feb 1884, Page 5 – The Inter Ocean at Newspapers.com
The 1880’s was also the worst decade on record for US hurricanes.
On August 20, 1886 the city of Indianola, Texas was wiped off the map by a hurricane.
That year was the most active hurricane season in US history, with seven hurricanes making landfall.
26 Aug 1886, Page 1 – The Austin Weekly Statesman at Newspapers.com
More hurricanes hit the US in 1886 than during Obama’s entire presidency.
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