Minimum Temperature Reports from December 6th

AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SETTLED INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS AND UPPER  
MIDWEST...COMBINED WITH CLEAR SKIES AND RESIDUAL SNOW  
COVER...TEMPERATURES FELL BELOW ZERO AT MOST OFFICIAL AIRPORT SITES.  
 
THE COLDEST REPORTED OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES WERE SIXTEEN DEGREES BELOW  
ZERO...NEAR CURTIS AND AT RED WILLOW DAM...WHICH IS 19 MILES SOUTHWEST  
OF STOCKVILLE IN FRONTIER COUNTY. THE MERCURY PLUNGED TO 15 DEGREES  
BELOW ZERO AT MEDICINE CREEK DAM...WHICH IS 14 MILES SOUTHEAST OF  
STOCKVILLE. EIGHT MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF CALLAWAY IN CUSTER COUNTY...  
A COOPERATIVE WEATHER OBSERVER NOTATED A LOW TEMPERATURE OVERNIGHT OF  
A BONE CHILLING MINUS 14 DEGREES.  
 
A DAILY RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -13 DEGREES WAS ESTABLISHED ON  
MONDAY DECEMBER 5TH IN BROKEN BOW. THIS DAILY RECORD LOW  
TEMPERATURE FOR BROKEN BOW OCCURRED ONE MINUTE BEFORE MIDNIGHT ON  
THE 5TH. THIS ECLIPSED THE OLD RECORD DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE  
OF -12 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET DECEMBER 5TH IN 2005. AS OF 600 AM  
CST ON TUESDAY DECEMBER 6TH...THE TEMPERATURE HAD DROPPED AGAIN TO  
13 DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN BROKEN BOW. THE RECORD LOWEST TEMPERATURE  
IN BROKEN BOW FOR DECEMBER 6TH IS MINUS 23 DEGREES...RECORDED IN 1932.  
 
BELOW IS A LISTING OF THE LOWEST TEMPERATURES IN THE PAST 12 HOURS  
ENDING AT 800 AM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME:  
 
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LOCATION MINIMUM TEMPERATURE  
 
AINSWORTH AIRPORT 1 DEGREE  
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT -13 DEGREES  
IMPERIAL AIRPORT -7 DEGREES  
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT -6 DEGREES  
OGALLALA AIRPORT -4 DEGREES  
O'NEILL AIRPORT -2 DEGREES  
THEDFORD AIRPORT -4 DEGREES  
VALENTINE AIRPORT -5 DEGREES  
 
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A LISTING OF COOPERATIVE WEATHER OBSERVATION SITES AND THE MINIMUM  
TEMPERATURES RECORDED OVERNIGHT FOLLOW BELOW:  
 
LOCATION MINIMUM TEMPERATURE  
 
BIG SPRINGS 4W -2 DEGREES  
CALLAWAY 8WSW -14 DEGREES  
CHAMBERS -5 DEGREES  
CURTIS 3NNE -16 DEGREES  
EUSTIS 2NW -9 DEGREES  
ERICSON 8WNW -9 DEGREES  
HAYES CENTER 1NW -3 DEGREES  
IMPERIAL -7 DEGREES  
KINGSLEY DAM 3 DEGREES  
MADRID -7 DEGREES  
MULLEN -2 DEGREES  
MEDICINE CREEK DAM -15 DEGREES  
NORTH PLATTE EXPERIMENTAL FARM -2 DEGREES  
O'NEILL -4 DEGREES  
RED WILLOW DAM -16 DEGREES  
STAPLETON 5W -6 DEGREES  
SPRINGVIEW 2NW 1 DEGREE  
TAYLOR -7 DEGREES  
 
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BELOW IS AN AMALGAM OF LOW TEMPERATURES REPORTED OVERNIGHT...  
FROM UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD SENSOR SITES...REMOTE AUTOMATED WEATHER  
SENSOR SITES (RAWS)...AND CITIZEN WEATHER OBSERVATION SITES (CWOP):  
 
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BESSEY RAWS (NEAR HALSEY) -2 DEGREES  
BIG SPRINGS UP196 2 DEGREES  
BRADY UP099 -7 DEGREES  
CHAMBERS CWOP -3 DEGREES  
CRESCENT LAKE RAWS -1 DEGREE  
COUMBE BLUFF UP358 1 DEGREE  
ELLSWORTH -1 DEGREE  
NORTH PLATTE EXPERIMENTAL FARM -2 DEGREES  
OGALLALA CWOP -1 DEGREE  
OSHKOSH EAST UP385 -5 DEGREES  
PAXTON UP239 -8 DEGREES  
VALENTINE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE -1 DEGREE  
 
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