Frozen in our memories: Readers recall coldest December on record — in 1983
Neil Corcoran was 13 when he admired his handiwork in Hanscom Park on Dec. 1, 1983.
Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 1:23 pm, Thu May 8, 2014.
Thirty years ago, the coldest December on record brought unrelenting misery across much of the nation, including Nebraska and Iowa.
An unusual weather pattern shoved Arctic air as far south as Texas, allowing record-breaking cold to cover the continent from the Rockies east to the Atlantic Ocean.
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Thursday, December 26, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:23 pm.