Arctic air mass freezes Mississippi with temps as low as 13 degrees

Arctic air mass freezes Mississippi with temps as low as 13 degrees

http://www.examiner.com
February 12, 2012

It was a frigid overnight and morning across Mississippi as the coldest air mass of the season settled over the region.

Statewide, temperatures dived below freezing with temperatures as low as 13 degrees in Holly Springs. Cities of Oxford and Independence also recorded temperatures just as cold at 15 degrees.

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Germany: Hamburg lake draws 100,000 skating fans

Hamburg lake draws 100,000 skating fans

http://www.thelocal.de
February 11, 2012

Some 100,000 skating fans were celebrating winter Saturday afternoon in Hamburg with an ice party on the outer Alster, one of two artificial lakes running through the city.

The festivities started Friday and run through Sunday. It’s being billed as Germany’s largest winter party and occurs when the river freezes over sufficiently to support a crowd.

The last outer Alster festival was 15 years ago. Weeks of below freezing temperature have made this year’s party possible.

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One Killed, Many Stranded in Heavy Snow in Eastern Europe

One Killed, Many Stranded in Heavy Snow in Eastern Europe

http://www.voanews.com
January 26, 2012

Parts of eastern and central Europe were hit hard by blizzards and frigid temperatures for a second day Thursday, which killed at least one person, and left many trapped in vehicles.

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Snow covers Britain from head to toe after heaviest snowfall in 50 years

Snow covers Britain from head to toe

http://www.telegraph.co.uk
07 Jan 2010

As if dusted with icing sugar, this satellite image of Britain shows the full extent of the snow coverage affecting the country.

From head to toe there is barely a patch of land not blanketed by the heaviest snowfall in 50 years.

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Falkland Islands: Antarctic air flow brings record snow fall

Falkland Islands: Antarctic air flow brings record snow fall

http://en.mercopress.com
August 1st 2009

ALTHOUGH the Falklands can expect cold weather at this time of year, heavy snow which fell over the past week was a record for recent years.

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Lake Superior is freezing over

Lake Superior is freezing over

http://wattsupwiththat.com
2009/03/07

Lake Superior last froze over in 2003. It has now, again, frozen over. The frequency of freeze overs has historically been around once every 20 years. Now, in the last decade, we have seen two freeze overs.

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