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Comparing with 1983

09 Jan 2014 05:44 AM
The recent stretch of cold weather had a minimum wind chill of -45 degrees for Waterloo. The featured chart presents time series of wind chill using the current day equation for the ten coldest events for Waterloo. The most recent event is plotted as well for comparison. The coldest wind chill was associated with the epic Christmas Eve 1983 and is shown by the blue line. While temperatures were below -20 for two solid days this year, for the 1983 event they were close to or below -40 for three straight days! After another cold start this morning, temperatures will be improving with highs expected just above freezing on Friday for Waterloo.

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