On This Day...Dec 23, 1887, 1989

On This Day...

 

December 23 1989 The 3rd coldest temperature (tied Jan 18, 1930) ever recorded at DFW occured.when the mercury fell to -1° (DFW All-Time Max/Min Temps)
Waco fell to -4° on this day, making it the 2nd coldest temperature ever recorded there. (Waco All-Time Max/Min Temps)

December 23-24, 1887 A severe ice storm occurred on December 23, resulting in numerous downed trees and telegraph lines.  Heavy snow followed on Christmas Eve, with as much as 9 inches falling in Palestine.



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