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1964: Unusually cold late March weather settled over Iowa on March 26-27 following a winter storm that had produced snow, sleet, and freezing rain across most of the state. On the morning of the 27th the coldest readings were reported across northern Iowa where temperatures fell to as low as -2 F at Fayette, -3 F at Decorah and Storm Lake, -4 F at New Hampton, -5 F at Waterloo where the temperature has only once fallen below zero on a later date, and -8 F at Saratoga in Howard County.

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