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Forbes: Newly reconstructed 1899 wind chill map during Great Cold Outbreak

According to an article in Forbes.com this week, “The greatest cold weather event in the recorded history of the U.S. took place during the first half of February 1899. Sub-zero temperatures were observed in every state in the Contiguous U.S. – including Florida. The coldest temperature on record for many cities and states…”
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AgWeb: Gone With the Wind

Those of you who like to read about climate and history will be interested in this story published by AgWeb back in December. It talks about the severe loss of topsoil in North Dakota during the Dust Bowl and how shipping buffalo bones east further reduced soil fertility in the…
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