Statement as of 6:00 AM CST on January 17, 2018
Expires 11:00 AM EST on January 17, 2018
600 am CST Wed Jan 17 2018
... On this date in weather history...
In 1982, Arctic air controlled much of the country.
Tower Minnesota had a low of 52 below zero while Chicago
plummeted to 26 below.The deep south wasn't spared
either as Jackson Mississippi fell to 5 below zero. In
1987, a winter storm spread heavy snow from the southern
rockies, across the middle Mississippi Valley, to
southwestern sections of the Great Lakes region, while
freezing rain glazed much of Oklahoma and Texas.
Wellington Kansas received one foot of snow, with Tulia
Texas, located on the southern flank of the Texas
Panhandle, receiving 16 inches.