Record Lows from Monday:
-Challis, Idaho, set a record of 29 degrees below zero, smashing the
record of 24 degrees below zero set back in 1916.
-Greybull, Wyo., set a record of 20 degrees below zero, smashing the
record of 15 degrees below zero set in 2005.
-Meacham, Ore., set a record of 4 degrees below zero, breaking the
record of 1 degree below zero set in 2013.
-Pelton Dam, Ore., set a record of 1 degrees, smashing the record of
5 degrees set in 1987.
Record Highs from Monday:
-Brownsville, Texas, tied the record of 83 degrees, originally set
way back in 1895 and previously tied in 1978.
-Beaumont, Texas, set a record of 82 degrees, smashing the record of
78 degrees set in 1952.
-Baton Rouge, La., tied the record of 81 degrees, originally set back
in 1907 and previously tied in 1943.
-Montgomery, Ala., set a record of 80 degrees, breaking the record of
79 degrees originally set in 1943 and tied in 1952.
-Tallulah, La., set a record of 78 degrees, breaking the record of 76
degrees originally set in 1952 and tied in 1974 and again in 1996.
-Galveston, Texas, set a record of 76 degrees, breaking the record of
73 degrees originally set back in 1907 and tied in 1950 and again in
-Anniston, Ala., tied the record of 75 degrees, originally set in
1949 and previously tied in 2004.
-Bluefield, W.Va., tied the record of 60 degrees, originally set in
Rainfall totals (inches) for the 24-hour period ending at 06 a.m. ET
De Kalb, Ill.
National High Yesterday 84 at Harlingen, Texas
National Low Yesterday -36 at Boudurant, Wyoming
Millsboro, Del.: The mercury fell to 17 degrees below zero, the
coldest temperature on record in the state of Delaware.
Portland, Maine: The snow depth stood at 55 inches, the greatest snow
depth on record (also 55 inches on the ground the previous day).
Laredo, Texas: The temperature soared to 98 degrees, the hottest on
record in the United States during the month of January.
Colorado.: A wildfire raced toward the town of Fountain, destroying
92 Army buildings and damaging 117 others at Camp Carson. Eight
firefighters were killed battling the blaze, and 20 others were
Oregon: An ice storm caused $6 million in damage to orchards. Ice
accumulated as much as 1.50 inches.