Record low temperatures for February 3rd occurred at both Joplin and Springfield.
The temperatures at Joplin dropped to 11 below zero breaking the old daily record low temperatures of 5 below zero set in 1996. In addition, the 11 below zero reading is the 5th coldest temperature of all time recorded at Joplin.
In Springfield, a new daily low temperature of 9 below zero occurred. This breaks the old record of 6 below zero set in 1996.