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Tag Archives: Record Cold
Living Memory History: The Winter of 2013-2014
We decided to blog this week about the weather because after a winter of freezing cold and permanent snow . . . it’s still cold and still snowing. And while that makes us a little sad, we thought it was … Continue reading
The Groundhog’s Revenge?
Groundhog Day 2011 in the Quad Cities might be interesting as almost a foot of snow is predicted to fall from Tuesday afternoon into Groundhog Day Wednesday. Extreme cold and high winds should also add to the predicted weather event. … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Blizzard, Brady Street, Candlemas, Colonel Berryhill, Dr. burtis, Ground Hog, Groundhog Day, Ice, James Thompson, Record Cold, snow, Warren Teele, weather 1 Comment
Winter Wonderland: 1909
Local children are currently doing their best to sled in the Quad City area. The existing snow is beginning to wear thin though, with the fresh white blanket beginning to mix with the dark browns of soil and old leaves. All eyes … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Davenport (Iowa), Local History, Record Cold, snow, weather, Weather Records Leave a comment
Heat Wave: 1936
Just as the Mississippi River is beginning to recede and festivals appear on our riverfront, we suddenly have a new weather focus – summer temperatures. The warmth of July is suddenly here and July warmth will soon melt into the … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged 1936, August 1936, Davenport Centennial, Heat Wave, July 1936, Record Cold, Record heat, Summer, Winter 3 Comments