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- The lowest pressure reached by a hurricane was Hurricane Wilma at 882 mb or 26.05 inches of Mercury in October of 2005. Wilma had wind gusts of 175 mph
- The Labor day Hurricane of 1935 was estimated to have wind speeds of 200 mph!
- The deadliest hurricane in US History was the Galveston TX hurricane of 1900. 8,000 deaths were attributed to this storm.
Utah Cold Weather Facts - Snow and Winter Storms
- A Winter storm Watch means conditions are favorable for winter conditions.
- A winter storm warning means the storm is imminent, happening or definitely happening soon.
- The most snow ever recorded in one season in SLC was 117.3 inches in 1951-52
- The average amount of snow is 64.5 inches
- The least amount of snow in a season was 16.6 inches in 1933-34
- The coldest day in Utah was -69F in Peter Sinks Utah on Feb 1, 1985. The coldest day in Salt Lake was -30 on Feb 9th, 1933
- There is a 40% chance of 1 inch or more snow on Christmas! And a 60% chance of a trace!