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Can O History - Great Blizzard of 1899

Watching The Great Silence (1968).  Snow western by Sergio Corbucci that is supposed to be set during this winter event. Cold.

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Louisiana

Fourth-coldest February, 1895–2017.

  • Alexandria: 3 °F (−16.1 °C) all-time record
  • Bastrop: −12 °F (−24.4 °C) all-time record
  • Baton Rouge: 2 °F (−16.7 °C) all-time record
  • Franklin: 8 °F (−13.3 °C) all-time record
  • Jennings: 9 °F (−12.8 °C) all-time record
  • Lafayette: 6 °F (−14.4 °C) all-time record
  • Lake Charles: 3 °F (−16.1 °C) all-time record
  • Minden: −16 °F (−26.7 °C) all-time record for Louisiana
  • Monroe: −3 °F (−19.4 °C)
  • New Orleans: 6 °F (−14.4 °C) all-time record
  • Plain Dealing: −14 °F (−25.6 °C) all-time record as of March 31, 1999
  • Ruston: −3 °F (−19.4 °C) tied for all-time record for February
  • Shreveport: −5 °F (−20.6 °C) all-time record

http://www.markvoganweather.com/2015/12/27/a-look-back-greatest-of-arctic-outbreaks-1899/

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