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Weather Fact for Today

On April 18, 1906...
San Francisco was shaken by a severe earthquake. Unusual easterly winds helped to spread the ensuing fires, nearly destroying the city.

Also on April 18, 1957...
A dust devil in Massachusetts lifts a small child three feet into the air, and rolls two other children on the ground. Fortunately none of the three were hurt. The dust devil was accompanied by a loud whistling sound as it moved westward.

 

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