Arctic Blast Breaks Records Set More Than 100 Years Ago
Records were toppled as the front continued its ferocious roll
It was literally freezing in Florida and Alabama while parts of Maine, Michigan and New York were digging out from a foot of snow Wednesday as a historically early and deadly Arctic air mass gripped much of nation.
Records, some dating back more than 100 years, were toppled as the front continued its ferocious roll for a third day.
The entire state of Alabama was under a freeze warning as temperatures dipped into the 20s and below, breaking records at more than 100 locations. The National Weather Service in Mobile citing the "widespread, significant freeze" for Alabama and Florida's Panhandle, urged residents to protect exposed pipes, keep pets warm and check on neighbors.
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