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4th Longest Cold Weather Streak


It's been a snowy and cold winter and the National Weather Service confirms it's one for the record books. 

 The NWS says there has been 85 straight days of temperatures below 40 degrees in Dubuque.  That's the 4th longest stretch of cold weather in history.  The longest was back during the winter of 1979, with 114 days below 40 degrees. There were 90 days in 1978 and 89 in 2001.