……in Nowata, Okla., the temperature fell to -31. Pending official certification, that will be Oklahoma’s all-time record low. Nowata is just 24 miles from Coffeyville.
Earlier today, officials reported Bartlesville hit -28 — which would also break Oklahoma’s record low of -27, set in Vinita in 1905 and tied in Watts in 1930.
Ironically, Vinita hit -27 on Feb. 13, 1905. Oklahoma was one of four states to set their record lows on that date. The others:
Kansas – Lebanon, -40
Missouri – Warsaw, -40
Arkansas – Pond, -29