It wouldn't be so bad if it weren't for the wind...

Iowans are used to experiencing some intense weather and temperatures year-round.

For those who were living in the area more than a decade ago, you might remember the coldest day on record in Waterloo.

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That great weather that we've been getting over the past few days won't be lasting for too long. On March 2nd, the temperature in Northeastern Iowa was in the high 50s with some areas even inching into the low 60s. 

Not even 24 hours later, the hopes of sunny days are going away...again. In a select part of the state, meteorologists reported that snow had been spotted.

Then the rollercoaster of a weather event is supposed to swing back in full force over the weekend with another spike in temperature.

Some reports are saying that the eastern two-thirds of the state might be getting some MAJOR thunderstorms on March 5th.

You thought these weather patterns are drastic? It doesn't have anything on the recorded coldest day in Waterloo.

Waterloo's temperature varies throughout the year. These numbers can range anywhere from 12 degrees to 84 degrees, as reported by Weather Spark. It's not too often that Waterloo falls below -9 degrees or above 92 degrees.

When it does get frigid, those numbers can fall even lower. Just like during the winter of 2009. According to weather records, the temperature in Waterloo reached its lowest point in recorded history on January 16th, 2009. 

The temperature dropped to a bitter -34.1 degrees on this day. This had only happened one other time on March 1st, 1962!

Photo by Thom Holmes on Unsplash
Photo by Thom Holmes on Unsplash

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