Cleveland, Ohio Breaks Cold Record

Weather Records are being shattered and Broken left an Right and Cleveland, Ohio is yet another city added to the Mix! The temperature dropped to -5 degrees early Monday at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, setting a new record low for the date. The previous record low was -4 degrees, set in 1873. The last time the temperature fell below zero on Feb. 23 was in 1889, when it dropped to -3, according to data from the National Climatic Data Center and National Weather Service. The temperature has dropped to a record-low level in Cleveland three times in the past five days. It dropped to -4 degrees Thursday, tying a record established in 1936. The temperature fell to -17 degrees Friday, shattering the previous record of -4 set in 1968. It was the coldest day in Cleveland since the all-time record low of -20 set in January 1994, the National Weather Service said. It was also the fourth-coldest day in the city’s history. A wind-chill advisory remains in effect Monday due to winds that could make it feel like -20 degrees. However, it will be mostly sunny. Hundreds of schools, including those in Cleveland and Akron, cancelled classes Monday. The cold also caused 30-minute delays on all Greater Cleveland RTA trains.

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