Frigid Temperatures Overnight

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON...WERE EXPERIENCED  
OVERNIGHT AS A RESULT OF FRESH SNOW COVER AND AN ARCTIC AIR MASS  
WHICH INVADED THE REGION.  
 
ALL MAJOR AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVING STATIONS AT AIRPORT  
RECORDING SITES...RECORDED THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES SO FAR THIS  
SEASON. A FRIGID LOW TEMPERATURE OF 7 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WAS  
REPORTED FROM THE BROKEN BOW MUNICIPAL AIRPORT - WHICH WAS ONLY  
ONE DEGREE AWAY FROM TYING AS THE RECORD COLDEST DECEMBER 4TH ON  
RECORD...WITH THAT OF 1978 AND 2005.  
 
BELOW IS A LISTING OF THE OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES AT NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE AND FAA AUTOMATED OBSERVATIONAL SITES:  
 
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AIRPORT LOCATION OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURE  
 
AINSWORTH 9 DEGREES  
BROKEN BOW -7 DEGREES  
IMPERIAL 5 DEGREES  
NORTH PLATTE 3 DEGREES  
OGALLALA 7 DEGREES  
O'NEILL 5 DEGREES  
THEDFORD 5 DEGREES  
VALENTINE 2 DEGREES  
 
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Surface map at 600 AM Sunday December 4th
(Surface map above, 6 AM CST Sunday December 4th, 2011)
Visible Satellite Image at 845 AM CST, on Sunday December 4th, 2011
(Visible Satellite image above, at 845 AM CST, on Sunday December 4th, 2011)
Regional snow depth analysis from the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
(Regional snow depth analysis December 4th, 2011
from the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center)

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Steve Carmel


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