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Temperatures waver during holiday week

DAVENPORT — Most of the United States was under some winter storm warning over Christmas weekend. As a result, temperatures dropped several degrees below zero around Lincoln County. While it was cold (-12 for Davenport, Odessa and Harrington), previous winters were bitterly cold.

According to the National Weather Service, the lowest recorded temperature for January for Davenport was in 1996 (-28), 1950 (-27) and 1979 (-24).

Harrington has had mild temperatures in the past, but not by much. For example, the lowest recorded temperature was in 1982 (-25), 1996 (-20) and 2004 (-22).

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