Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Brrrrrrrrrrrrr - record setting - brrrrrr!!

February in like a lion, out like a lion as low temps, snow prevail


Mark Hebert

One of the coldest winters in recent memory also came with heavy snow fall. Above, workers remove snow from Central Avenue in Malta.

Though much of the weather data for February in Malta is still pending, the town of Saco's winter has been one for the record books and when the rest of the data is tabulated, there will probably be some records set for the rest of Phillips County as well.

In Saco during February, the average temperature was -6.4 degrees, making it the second coldest month on record since 1966 (as far back as the data goes), according to Brian Burleson of the National Weather Service in Glasgow. The record cold month in Saco occurred in January of 1969 when the average temperature was -7 degrees. As far as...

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