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January 28 Weather History

On this day in 1974, an F1 tornado was reported in Warren County. Two F2 tornadoes were reported in Oktibbeha, Choctaw, and Leflore Counties, injuring three people in Oktibbeha County and one person in Choctaw County. An F3 tornado struck Hinds County and injured five people.

On this day in 1904, Jackson, Mississippi recorded its largest snowfall ever. By the time the snow stopped falling, observers measured 11.7 inches of snow in Jackson. From this same snow event, Meridian measured its third largest snowfall totaling 7.6 inches.

On this day in 1887, the largest snowflake ever recorded fell in Fort Keogh, Montana. It measured 38 centimeters (15 inches) in diameter.

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