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SXUS73 KILX 280746
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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
145 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE AND RECORD COLD HIGH TEMPERATURE SET AT
SPRINGFIELD YESTERDAY...

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -14 DEGREES WAS SET AT SPRINGFIELD ON
FRIDAY. THIS BROKE THE OLD RECORD OF -3 SET IN 1888 AND 1934...AND
WAS THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OBSERVED IN SPRINGFIELD IN 11 YEARS...
SINCE A -14 DEGREE LOW OCCURRED ON JANUARY 30-31 OF 2004. IT IS ALSO
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE EVER OBSERVED SO LATE IN THE SEASON.

IN ADDITION...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS ONLY 13 DEGREES. THIS ALSO
BROKE A RECORD FOR THE COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE
OLD RECORD OF 14 DEGREES WAS SET IN 1888.

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GEELHART






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