• Midweek Cold Air to Spur Icy Mix in South

    March 2, 2015; 8:45 PM ET

    Fresh cold air will slash temperatures and bring another dose of wintry weather to the Southeast later this week with widespread travel problems.

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Jackson, MS (1966)
Deadly tornado; 56 killed.

Des Moines, IA (1983)
Earliest it has ever reached 80 degrees (actual temperature 81 degrees) in Des Moines. The normal is 37 degrees.

Plains Blizzard (1985)
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