Bitter cold besets region
City opens warming center as negative temps threaten
Last updated 12/30/2021 at 11:11am
DAVENPORT – Frigid temperatures, biting winds and some snowfall arrived in the area this week and are expected to last through New Year’s Day Saturday, Jan. 1. Temperatures reached into the negatives and were even colder with wind chill by Tuesday, Dec. 28 and were expected to remain in the teens, single digits and temperatures through New Year’s Eve.
The cold started Monday, Dec. 27 when high temperatures of 20 degrees and a low of 6 degrees Fahrenheit were measured by the National Weather Service in the Davenport area. The next day was even colder, with a high of 13 degrees and a l...