March 7,1962
Farm Home March 7, 1962 at 1:00 PM
March 7,1962
Rt. 609 on Page-Rockingham Co. Boundary

Weather Helped Win the Revolutionary War, The Weather Factor by Ludlum

Weather Sink the Titanic, But it Wasn't a Storm by Tim Maltin-Smithsonian

Weather Effects in Peoples Patterns by Renaud Lambiotte, Editor

The Great Ash Wednesday Snowstorm of March 5-7, 1962 by L. L. Koontz

Information on Measuring Snowfall Accumulation 1996 by L. L. Koontz

Wind Affects on Measuring Precip.- Weatherwise pp 35-37 (July-August 2017)

The Worst Recorded Snowstorm for the Richmond Area - Jan.18,1857
Diary of Edmund Ruffin of Prince George Co. (Ref.Early American Winters by David Ludlum pp. 230-233)

The Deepest Recorded Snow for the Virginia Area - Jan.26-29, 1772
This Storm Occurred on Jefferson's Return from His Honeymoon
(Ref.Early American Winters by David Ludlum pp. 144-146)

What is a Temperature of -80 F Like by Christopher C. Burt

What Day is the Hottest Day of the Year (Reference NOAA)

The Year Without a Summer (1816) 200 Year Anniversary
Impact on Europe Also (Ref. Weatherwise April 2016

The Year Without a Summer (1816) in VA Was Not Extremely Cold
See Thomas Jefferson's Temperatures in His Climate Study
(Ref.213 Early American Winters, I 1604-1820 by David M. Ludlum

Historical Storms by Barbara McNaught Watson

What It Is Like Living Through a Major Category 5 Hurricane - Life Magazine

Major Virginia Hurricanes By Barbara McNaught Watson

What It Is Like Seeing the Inside of a Tornado - Weather Bureau Office Dodge City, Kansas BY Alonzo A. Justice ---- 2nd Article - by Joyce Corbin

VA-Worst-Tornado-Outbreak.pdf The F2 tornado that struck Rye Cove, Virginia, is the deadliest tornado in Virginia history and tied for the thirteenth-deadliest to hit a school in the United States, with all 13 deaths in a school building. 14 tornadoes were confirmed the strongest was an F3. (Ref. The RichmondTimes-Dispatch)

Parachuting into a Thunderstorm by Christopher C. Burt p143.

The January 22-23, 2016 The East Coast Blizzard by Jeffery B. Halverson

How do the February 2010 blizzards stack up by JACK SHAUM

Error in Baltimore's 2010 Snow Total for the Year - Corrected to 77 inches.

A Forgotten Major April 6, 1889 Snowstorm by John Boyer of The Richmond Times Dispatch

20th Century's TOP U.S. Weather Events voted by Weatherwise

Lightning Edu. Doc. 2016 by Walt Lyons-Weatherwise pp 18-25(July-August 2016)

Lightning Physicians-(Only 6)-Weatherwise pp 32-34(July-August 2017)

A Very Unusal Ball of Lightning During a February Blizzard in 1853

Ball lightning Photographed in 2012

U.S. Naval Observatory One of the First Weather Observation Sites in the US.

    "And Now Your Local Forecast..." - a poem by John Koontz