Cold summer disappoints tourists, delays crops

Cool summer disappoints tourists, delays crops

http://www.reformer.com
July 25, 2009

…Temperatures have been well below normal. Sunshine often has been in short supply and rain has fallen at inopportune times. It’s resulted in crops ripening slowly and some tourist havens — already dealing with a sour economy — taking an extra hit…

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ILLINOIS: Cold snap threatens to set a record low

Cold snap threatens to set a record low

http://www.news-gazette.com
July 18, 2009

CHAMPAIGN – This weekend, you’ll want to put away the swimsuit and find a sweatshirt.

Local weather records dating back a century or more could be in jeopardy because of an unusual mid-July cold snap.

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Chicago has its coolest July 8 in 118 years

Chicago has its coolest July 8 in 118 years

http://www.chicagotribune.com
July 9, 2009

For the 12th time this meteorological summer (since June 1), daytime highs failed to reach 70 degrees Wednesday. Only one other year in the past half century has hosted so many sub-70-degree days up to this point in a summer season — 1969, when 14 such days occurred.

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YES, IT GOT THAT COLD. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ROMEOVILLE REGISTERED A RECORD LOW FRIDAY MORNING

YES, IT GOT THAT COLD. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ROMEOVILLE REGISTERED A RECORD LOW FRIDAY MORNING

January 17, 2009

Biting cold temperatures on Friday morning sank to minus 24 degrees, a record low for the local National Weather Service office.

The service’s Romeoville office has been observing temperatures since 1992. And Friday’s low beats the previous record of minus 23 set on Jan. 19, 1994.

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Arctic front freezes US, Canada in record cold snap

Arctic front freezes US, Canada in record cold snap

http://www.google.com
Jan 16, 2009

WASHINGTON — A record cold snap gripped the American Midwest Friday as temperatures plummeted to lows of minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 34 degrees Celsius) and officials scrambled to protect the homeless and vulnerable.

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Blistering cold temperatures hit Midwest

Blistering cold temperatures hit Midwest

http://us.cnn.com
January 13, 2009

Blistering temperatures and winds battered parts of the upper Midwest on Tuesday, delivering to some states the coldest weather in decades.

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Calendar says fall, but for much of U.S., winter is here

Calendar says fall, but for much of U.S., winter is here

http://www.cnn.com
December 16, 2008

(CNN) — A blast of Arctic air Tuesday morning has much of the nation — from the Great Lakes to Oregon and down to Texas — in its cold, icy grip.

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