Let's Take a Look at Some Rockford Weather Records
This morning, on the WROK Morning Show, Joe and I were discussing the latest news out of the western part of the US--in particular, the incredibly heavy snowfalls being experienced by Colorado, Idaho, and other neighboring states. Hundreds of roofs have collapsed, with hundreds more in danger of collapse. That discussion led us to Rockford's winter of 1979.
The Coldest Place on Earth
As I sit at my desk typing this, the current temperature reading in Rockford is -7, with a "feels like" or windchill of -23. It's cold. Painfully so. However, as much as we would like to, we can't claim the title of "Earth's Coldest Place...