Palm and coconut trees snap back during  a gust as other trees litter Ocean Drive in the Art Deco section of Miami Beach, Aug. 24, 1992.  Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida with wind speeds as high as 160-mph before moving into the Gulf of Mexico Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Today in History: August 24

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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 237th day of 2016. There are 129 days left in the year.

Forecast

John’s Wednesday Afternoon Forecast

The weather disturbance continues to slowly cross the state. Expect showers and storms to favor northeast and east central New Mexico, as we…