The Latest: Deep freeze setting more Iowa records

Published 01-31-2019

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - The Latest on the dangerously cold weather affecting Iowa and the nation's midsection (all times local):

10:15

The dangerously cold weather is still setting records for low temperatures in many Iowa communities.

The minus 30 (negative 34 Celsius) Thursday morning in Cedar Rapids shattered the 1996 low of minus 21 degrees (negative 29 Celsius). The low of minus 28 (negative 33 Celsius) in Iowa City was 10 Fahrenheit degrees lower than the minus 18 (negative 28 Celsius) of Jan. 31, 1996.

New lows for the date also were set in Dubuque and Waterloo.

The bitter cold chilling the middle of the U.S. broke records in several Iowa cities Wednesday, including Des Moines. The minus 20 (negative 29 Celsius) broke the 1965 low of minus 17 (negative 27 Celsius).

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7:30

Several schools, businesses and agencies are remaining closed as Iowa's record-breaking and dangerous deep freeze continues.

The National Weather Service has posted wind chill advisories or warnings for Iowa, but they're expected to expire later Thursday morning.

The bitter cold that beset the nation's midsection broke records in several Iowa cities Wednesday, including Des Moines. The minus 20 (negative 29 Celsius) handily broke the 1965 low of minus 17 (negative 27 Celsius). The Wednesday wind c

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7:30

Several schools, businesses and agencies are remaining closed as Iowa's record-breaking and dangerous deep freeze continues.

The National Weather Service has posted wind chill advisories or warnings for Iowa, but they're expected to expire later Thursday morning.

The bitter cold that beset the nation's midsection broke records in several Iowa cities Wednesday, including Des Moines. The minus 20 (negative 29 Celsius) handily broke the 1965 low of minus 17 (negative 27 Celsius). The Wednesday wind child hit minus 40 (negative 40 Celsius).

The minus 25 degrees (negative 32 Celsius) in Waterloo broke the Jan. 30 record of minus 24 (negative 31 Celsius) set in 1951. Estherville, Lamoni, Mason City and Ottumwa also had record low temperatures.

Officials believe the death University of I

Several schools, businesses and agencies are remaining closed as Iowa's record-breaking and dangerous deep freeze continues.

The National Weather Service has posted wind chill advisories or warnings for Iowa, but they're expected to expire later Thursday morning.

The bitter cold that beset the nation's midsection broke records in several Iowa cities Wednesday, including Des Moines. The minus 20 (negative 29 Celsius) handily broke the 1965 low of minus 17 (negative 27 Celsius). The Wednesday wind child hit minus 40 (negative 40 Celsius).

The minus 25 degrees (negative 32 Celsius) in Waterloo broke the Jan. 30 record of minus 24 (negative 31 Celsius) set in 1951. Estherville, Lamoni, Mason City and Ottumwa also had record low temperatures.

Officials believe the death University of Iowa student Gerald Belz was weather-related. His body was found just before 3 a.m. Wednesday behind an academic hall on the Iowa City campus.

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