On Dec 24 in weather history...

1872 -- Chicago temps fell to -23°.

1909 -- Into the 25th, 11" of snow fell on Fort Wayne.

1924 -- A massive arctic outbreak seized the United States. At Fairfield, Montana the temperature fell from 63° at noon to -21° by midnight.

1983 -- Fort Wayne's coldest December high temperature: -9°.

2001 -- Lake effect snow piled up to 14" deep in Dowagiac (Cass County Michigan) and 8" in Niles (Berrien County).

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