St. Louis arch in the Flood of '93 in St. Louis

December 22, 1989

St. Louis was at 16⁄ below zero on this day. Springfield and Columbia were at 20⁄ below.

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.