Unusually Long Streak of Sub-freezing Lows Continues

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL  
520 AM CST TUE FEB 18 2014
   
..STREAK OF SUB-FREEZING LOW TEMPERATURE REACHING CONTINUES
 
 
THE LAST TIME ROCKFORD'S LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 32F OR WARMER WAS  
BACK ON DECEMBER 4TH 2013...OR 76 DAYS AGO. THIS MAKES THIS  
CURRENT STREAK THE 7TH LONGEST IN ROCKFORD'S RECORDED WEATHER  
HISTORY. CHICAGO'S STREAK IS NOT QUITE AS LONG...BUT STILL  
IMPRESSIVE AT 52 DAYS AND COUNTING MAKING IT TIED FOR THE 15TH  
LONGEST STREAK.  
 
HERE IS A RANKING OF THE LONGEST STRETCHES OF DAYS WITH LOW BELOW  
FREEZING...  
 
ROCKFORD  
RANK # OF DAYS STREAK END  
1) 105 03-02-1979  
2) 101 02-11-1977  
3) 97 03-01-1959  
4) 92 03-08-1962  
5) 91 02-18-1951  
6) 87 03-18-1912  
7) 76 THROUGH 02-18-2014 (STILL GOING...)  
 
CHICAGO  
RANK # OF DAYS STREAK END  
1) 78 02-12-1945  
2) 70 02-15-1948  
3) 69 02-14-1982  
4) 68 02-01-1920  
68 02-13-1893  
6) 65 03-13-1978  
7) 64 02-24-1895  
8) 60 02-09-1984  
9) 57 02-09-1976  
57 02-23-1929  
11) 56 02-16-1971  
12) 55 02-08-1881  
13) 54 02-20-1985  
14) 53 02-10-1977  
15) 52 03-02-1963  
52 THROUGH 02-18-2014 (STILL GOING...)  
 
THERE IS A CHANCE THE STREAK COULD END AT ROCKFORD OR CHICAGO THIS  
THURSDAY...BUT IF THURSDAY'S LOW IS BELOW FREEZING THE STREAKS  
WILL LIKELY CONTINUE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE WITH MUCH BELOW  
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FORECAST THE NEXT 6 TO 10 DAYS.
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IZZI
 


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