Weather across the nation on October 14, 2016

A Pacific low pressure system moved onshore over the Pacific Northwest.

This system ushered moderate to heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms over portions of western Washington and western Oregon. Manzanita, Oregon, reported a tornado that damaged several buildings and downed trees and power poles.

Quillayute, Washington, reported a midday total of 1.75 inches of rain. A cold frontal boundary associated with this system produced light to moderate showers and high elevation snow in northern California, the Great Basin and the upper Intermountain West.

Grass Valley, California, reported a midday total of 1.79 inches of rain. Mount Shasta, California, reported a midday total of 1.27 inches of rain.

Meanwhile, the tail end of a cold frontal boundary kept showers and thunderstorms in the picture for the southern Plains, the lower Mississippi Valley and the western Tennessee Valley. Tunica, Mississippi, reported a midday total of 1.47 inches of rain. Granbury, Texas, reported a midday total of 1.35 inches of rain.

High pressure brought cool and dry weather to the Midwest, the northern Mid-Atlantic and New England on Friday. Iron Mountain, Michigan, recorded a morning low of 26 degrees. Mount Washington, New Hampshire, recorded a morning low of 19 degrees with a wind chill factor of -6 degrees.

FRIDAY'S WEATHER EXTREMES:

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F).........................94 Edinburg, Texas

HIGHEST HEAT INDEX (DEGREES F)..........................96 Harlingen, Texas

LOWEST TEMPERATURE (DEGREES F)..........................19 Mt. Washington, N.H.

LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES F)...........................-7 Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska

HIGHEST WIND GUST (MPH).................................68 Livingston, Mont.

HIGHEST PRECIPITATION (INCHES)..........................2.05 Grass Valley, Calif.

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