Gales of November - The storm

The day before the event, November 9th, an area of low pressure developed over the Southern Plains and moved northeastward and intensified to 1000mb by 1200Z on the 9th over Kansas and later to 993mb over Iowa (0000UTC on the 10th). A Gale warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Lake Superior at 1939UTC on the 9th… Read more

The Split Rock Lighthouse, near Two Harbors, MN, was closed in 1969, and is now open for tours by the Minnesota Historical Society. It is lit up annually on Nov. 10.