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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:16 PM
 
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Default Why is it so cold in dallas ?

Its says it is going to be a low in the 17,18 degrees the next few days and highs only in the 30's.I dont recall ever seeing those low numbers.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:27 PM
 
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It hasn't happened in quite a few years, but it has been even colder than it will be in the next few days.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:37 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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New Year's day 1980 we had the big ice storm and it didn't get above freezing for over 30 days. I remember getting stuck with a stalled car and it was 8 degrees outside and 9pm. A kind person gave me a ride home or I would have froze to death. Keep warm!
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:38 PM
 
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I thought city-data posters always say Dallas is too hot.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:40 PM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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I thought city-data posters always say Dallas is too hot.
I know! LOL.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:41 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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I thought city-data posters always say Dallas is too hot.
and no seasons
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Vidalia, GA
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Lowest recorded temp in Dallas is 1 degree in December 1989.

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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:53 PM
 
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New Year's day 1980 we had the big ice storm and it didn't get above freezing for over 30 days. I remember getting stuck with a stalled car and it was 8 degrees outside and 9pm. A kind person gave me a ride home or I would have froze to death. Keep warm!


I remember that day well. I was at the Cotton Bowl watching Notre Dame play the University of Houston. Joe Montana won it in the last seconds of the game . I remember feeling bad for the cheerleaders because they only had on sweats. It was freezing in that stadium.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 06:56 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Its says it is going to be a low in the 17,18 degrees the next few days and highs only in the 30's.I dont recall ever seeing those low numbers.
Exactly, Hello! I'm suppose to visit in Feb. I thought around 40s. I need to rethink my wardrobe.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 07:02 PM
 
Location: Dallas, Tx
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Simple answer....cuz it's winter time
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