Below Zero Temperature

On February 9, 1979, pets and livestock were a big concern in Southwest Missouri on this date. The temperature fell to 17˚ below zero in Springfield. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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