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In 1978 Iowa Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Makes This Years

In 1978 Iowa Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Makes This Years


In 1978, Iowa Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Makes This Year's Winter Look Downright Mild

The winter of 1978-1979 was one of the most brutally cold in Iowa's history.

Historically, the winter of 1978-1979 was the second coldest winter of the 20th century.

The idea of just three months of cold and snow is both laughable and something I hope to achieve one day.

Kids had a blast playing in the snow, but for adults, it was quite a headache.

40 years later: Remembering the Great Blizzard of 1978 in Southeast Michigan

... days in a row with at least 1" of snow on the ground and parts of the state saw up to 40 consecutive days where the mercury did not climb above zero.

Heavy snow falling near Boot Hill, Colo. on Dec. 4. Credit: Paula Brown via Dann Cianca/Twitter.

January was particularly bad, with temperatures dipping to -20 and lower at times and most of the beginning of the year saw below zero temperatures.

Winter weather: Howling winds send high tide to near record in downtown Boston

In 1978, West Virginia Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Makes This Year's Winter Look

These cacti were certainly caught off guard with a surprising ice storm.

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They probably also remember the incredible number of days below zero that the region experienced.

Locals remember the winters of 1976-77 and 1977-78 as two of the coldest in Cleveland's history.


Cold weather typically comes late in the season, but not the winter of 1977- 1978.

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Above: "Sea smoke" (which forms as very cold air moves over water) rises from Lake Superior as the ship St. Clair comes to harbor on Sunday, Dec.

The Alaskan landscape

Mark Twain, Mississippi River

Northeast hammered by winter storm


Map of Galapagos

Drivers make their way along the flooded Beach Road after the ocean overtopped the seawall during

The mercury never went above 32 F. from December 18, 1977 to February 23, 1978. Now THAT was a REAL winter. Details here.

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Visitors view Niagara Falls in New York on Sunday, December 31.

An arctic cold front moving into the Northeast will help break low temperature records in New


The front page of 'The Irish Times' on December 28th, 1962.

Freezing: With wind chill warnings stretching from Montana to Alabama, much of the U.S.

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A man in Erie, Pennsylvania, walks with his groceries in a cart on December

A man digs his car out in his driveway in Erie, Pennsylvania, on December

The Economist asks: Is this the era of slowbalisation?

... into another, your mind still in a quiet place that no one knows, but your body cattle-pushed and cleaved from a mass of other bodies in the white noise ...

A man walks through the streets of Boston as snow begins on January 4. The

A rare snowfall leaves a street virtually deserted in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, on

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The ANSMET team scours the polar ice fields in snowmobiles looking for meteorites. (Bingkui Maio)

ANSMET field camps are not for the faint of heart. (Vincianne Debaille)

Digging out was a constant task for Rochester residents

Freezing for a Good Cause

Karlee Winter and her brother Samuel Espinoza shovel snow from their neighbor's

Gusty wind picks up snow accumulated on the ground

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An abandoned car sits amid slush and ice in Revere, Massachusetts.

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Jose Nieto uses a leaf blower to clear snow from the steps of a sick neighbor&

Hartford Courant from Hartford, Connecticut on January 11, 1978 · Page 87

Violent 'bomb cyclone' sends high tide to near record levels in downtown Boston; motorists stranded

Cars were stranded in large snowdrifts all across

ANSMET team members pull a Martian meteorite from the ice in Antarctica. (Christine Floss)

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Since then, water has come and gone from the northern lobe depending on the year and season. But the two lobes have never reconnected into a single lake.

In 1909, Shackleton's team took a picture at 88° 23' S—the southernmost point anyone had yet reached. Worsley's crew re-created the photo a hundred years ...

Bundled-up people are reflected by the Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in Chicago, Ill., on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Image credit: AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh.

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It is derived from observations of shortwave infrared, near infrared, and green light (bands 7-5-3), a combination that makes it easier to ...

Snow covered cars required lots of effort to clear out

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La Tour d'Argent restaurant

A man shovels snow as traffic makes it's way east on 81st street in New York

Bowhead whales surface amid sea ice in the Beaufort Sea. Photo credit: Kate Stafford.

Arctic: A man walks across a frozen Lake Harriet in south Minneapolis amid frigid wind

A vehicle is stopped on Interstate 26, near Savannah, Ga., on Jan

Lakes formed by river action and other agents: A, an oxbow lake in Texas

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The number of smokers in Britain has plunged to just 17.2 per cent (blue line

Distinct albedo zones on the ice surface, with cleaner high-albedo bare ice on

A family guide to the National Historic Landmark, Amana Colonies, in Iowa Amana Iowa

Workers clear the early snow from Times Square in New York City on Jan. 4

The storm (pictured hitting New York City) was powered by a rapid plunge in

Some of the letters that were found outside the home of Jim James

A woman using a cane makes her way across a street in upper Manhattan on Thursday

Worst Alaska winter piles on more snow

"The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it." - Patrick Young.

Figure 13: This image gives a sense of the plateau's topography. The image was made by overlaying the Landsat image over elevation data acquired by the ...

Firefighter Justin Plaza pulls a rescued motorist to dry land, in Boston, Massachusetts on

A pedestrian walks by a statue of George Washington in Boston's Public

Lack of snow on the ground made it hard to travel and set up camp using snowmobiles. Photograph: Vernon Amos, Sachs Harbour, May 2017.

A worker clears snow from a plaza in lower Manhattan in New York as a powerful

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