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It Was 24 Degrees Below Average 130 Years Ago Today: A Look Back at the Misery of Winter in DC
It was a painfully uncomfortable day 130 years ago in DC. We went through the papers to dig up some old stories about the misery of winter and found some good stuff. Read on to learn more about the freezing temperatures and ice jams in the Potomac River!
Lincoln Memorial and an approaching storm (ianlivingston.com
The Epic and Terrifying Storm that Crushed Washington in 30 Minutes
Get ready D.C.! As you huddle for the latest Frankenstorm, Ghosts of DC has dug up an even more epic and terrifying storm that hit Washington in just 30 minutes on Nov. 23rd, 1891. Read the full story of the storm and its aftermath here.

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