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 Post subject: Record breaking cold, article
PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:40 am 
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Aberdeen, South Dakota... a record-breaking minus 32 (-36 Celsius). The city's previous New Year's Day record had stood for 99 years.

Omaha, Nebraska, temperatures hit 15 below zero (-26 Celsius)... breaking a record low dating to 1884.

Des Moines, Iowa...temperature hit 20 below zero (-29 Celsius) early Monday, with the wind chill dipping to negative 31 degrees (-35 Celsius).

Indianapolis early Tuesday tied a record low of minus 12 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 24 degrees Celsius) for Jan. 2 set in 1887.

Montana, the wind chill readings dipped as low as minus 58 (-50 Celsius). And in Duluth, Minnesota, a city known for its bitter cold winters, the wind chill dipped to 36 below zero (-38 Celsius).

...temperatures plummeted early Tuesday to 14 (-10 Celsius) in Atlanta and 26 (-3 Celsius) as far south as New Orleans. Temperatures fell to 8 degrees near Cullman, Alabama, and 20 degrees in Mobile, Alabama. Georgia saw one of its coldest temperatures of the winter: 2 degrees shortly before dawn at a U.S. Forest Service weather station at Toccoa, Georgia

https://www.yahoo.com/news/bone-chilling-cold-grips-wide-swath-us-least-095337225.html

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 Post subject: Re: Record breaking cold, article
PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:02 pm 
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WOW!!!!! :shock: I've experienced that cold when we lived in Indiana. Deadly. People died because their heating stoves ran out of fuel or they tried to go somewhere and their car stopped leaving them stranded out in it. All kinds of awful stories.


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 Post subject: Re: Record breaking cold, article
PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:09 pm 
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Its so cold here. Its already below freezing at 6 pm. We are expecting an ice/snow storm tomorrow. I am hoping my kids are called off of having to go to work. Schools and gov agencies are all closed tomorrow but of course other businesses see $$ signs and don't care how employees fare trying to drive in this mess. They want to remain open regardless.


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