Record cold continues in Interior Alaska

Record cold continues in Interior Alaska
May 15, 2013

FAIRBANKS — More cold temperature records fell at several locations around the Interior on Tuesday morning, though not in Fairbanks, and more may fall today as the result of a cold air mass that is holding spring hostage in much of the state.

Eielson Air Force Base recorded a temperature of 22 degrees Tuesday morning, breaking the record of 26 set in 1954. The College Observatory at the University of Alaska Fairbanks had a low temperature of 21 degrees, which broke the old mark of 24 set in 1964.

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Rare Spring Snow Cancels Bentonville First Friday

Rare Spring Snow Cancels Bentonville First Friday
May 3, 2013

The Bentonville First Friday Event on May 3 has been cancelled due to a rare and historic spring snow event.

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Friday’s Spring Snow Breaks Old Record in Mpls

Friday’s Spring Snow Breaks Old Record in Mpls
3 May 2013

Parts of the East Metro and southern Minnesota were hit with snow Friday, breaking a past record.

The 0.5 inch of snow that fell in Minneapolis was an official record. It broke the old record of 0.2 inches set back in 1954.

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Record snow leaves many in dark, and with plenty of spoiled food

Wet snow leaves many in dark, and with plenty of spoiled food
March 15, 2013

While last week’s record snowfall may have melted, with power restored to most, downed trees removed and things getting back to normal, some families in Greene and other affected areas are facing a new emergency.

Power failures created by last Wednesday’s storm mean that many people are dumping spoiled food from refrigerators and freezers.

For some the loss may be even greater. Since the preceding weekend was the beginning of the month, some families have lost a great deal of food supplies for the month. Even with insurance, spending money to replace this food may mean not spending money needed for medication, utilities and rent.

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Blizzard brings US northeast to a halt

Blizzard brings US northeast to a halt
February 10, 2013

A FEROCIOUS snowstorm hit the northeastern United States for a second successive day, killing at least two people, bringing transportation to a halt.

The storm dumped more than a foot and a half (about 46 centimeters) of snow on New York state and Connecticut, severing power and transport links for tens of millions of people.

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Housing crisis looms as storm victims battle cold

Housing crisis looms as storm victims battle cold
Nov 4, 2012

A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday without heat in near-freezing temperatures, and officials fretted displaced residents would not be able to vote in Tuesday’s presidential election.

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Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships

Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships
Jul 12, 2012

Brutal sea ice conditions that northwest Alaska battled all winter haven’t receded in parts of northern Canada. Two resupply ships are stuck waiting at the mouth of Frobisher Bay in Iqaluit because of tough ice conditions.

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Orlando, Daytona Beach reach record-low temperatures

Orlando, Daytona Beach reach record-low temperatures
June 28, 2012

Record low temperatures were shattered in Orlando and Daytona Beach overnight after a cool front moved through the area.

According to the National Weather Service in Melbourne the temperature dipped to 64 degrees at Orlando International Airport, shattering the previous record of 66 set in 1920.

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Elmira N.Y – Possible Record Low Temperatures Saturday Night

Possible Record Low Temperatures Saturday Night
April 28, 2012

Elmira N.Y.- Parts of the Twin Tiers may see the mercury fall to record low levels into early Sunday morning

The record low for Sunday at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport stands at 25 degrees, set back in 1967. The Storm Team is currently forecasting a low of 24, which would be good enough to set a new record low!

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Forest Service in quandary about Colorado frozen cows

Forest Service in quandary about Colorado frozen cows
April 17, 2012

It may take explosives to dislodge a group of cows that wandered into an old ranger cabin high in the Rocky Mountains, then died and froze solid when they couldn’t get out.

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