Baby it's Cold Outside
Record breaking lows set in Midwest
February 18, 2021
Here in south-central Nebraska, we are no strangers to miserably cold winters and dry, cracked skin, but this winter is setting records for just how cold it can get. Right now, it's -23º, give or take, here in Nelson and 23º in Juno, Alaska. I've always said I would never live in Alaska but the last week has me rethinking that decision.
The National Weather Service in Hastings has recorded record-breaking temperatures in the last week. On February 15, a new record low of -24º was recorded. The old record set in 1936 was -18º. On February 16, the low was recorded at -30º, which ti...