WX History: June 18th

1958: Hailstones up to four inches in diameter killed livestock as a storm passed from Joliet to Belfry in Carbon County, Montana.

1967: The last tornado to hit Rapid City occurred on this day in 1967.

1972: Hurricane Agnes was one of the largest June hurricanes on record. The system strengthened into a tropical storm during the night of the 15th and a hurricane on the 18th as it moved northward in the Gulf of Mexico.

Agnes_1972_rainfall

Source: The Weather Prediction Center.

2001: Siren, Wisconsin was hit by an F3 tornado.

2017: Offshore showers & storms cast long shadows across the Florida peninsula just after sunrise, as seen on GOES-16

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