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    Ames on CNN for being Cold

    Iowan: Cold hurts, makes 'skin burn' - CNN.com

    I'd say its cold here, I have half an inch of ice, on the inside of my window.


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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    "Last night, the temperature was still above zero (3 degrees Fahrenheit), but the wind chill (minus 14 degrees) was cold enough to make your skin burn," iReporter Kevin Cavallin said.

    I think Kevin Cavallin needs a new thermometer.



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    They still managed to pick out Ames out of all the other below-zero cities for their story lead? We just can't catch a break.



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    My car did not enjoy sub-zero today



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    yeah... 3 degrees? it was -11 after the game!


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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    -11? it was -20 this morning when I went to class this morning.

    edit: and now it's -22


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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    For future reference, there are only three reasons that the east coast media will ever mention bad weather in the Midwest:

    1. Really severe (e.g. severe flooding '93, '08)
    2. If the same weather system is coming to the east coast
    3. If it screws up O'Hare and thus screws up east coast travel



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    Quote Originally Posted by balken View Post
    For future reference, there are only three reasons that the east coast media will ever mention bad weather in the Midwest:

    1. Really severe (e.g. severe flooding '93, '08)
    2. If the same weather system is coming to the east coast
    3. If it screws up O'Hare and thus screws up east coast travel

    Although I think what really gets us there is a combination of all three.


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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    It's going to be 4 tonight in NW Arkansas, I think once it reaches this level of cold the number is just a figure, it stinks to be in regardless!



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    CNN never misses an Ames riot or record cold temperature.


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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    According to the NWS website, Ames Municipal Airport is now reporting -28F.

    I'm going to boil some water, throw it in the air outside, and see if it turns to ice before it hits the ground.



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    My car did not enjoy sub-zero today
    My car didn't start today and still won't.



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    Is this a bad time for me to complain about Houston getting down to the 30's?



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    I'm going to boil some water, throw it in the air outside, and see if it turns to ice before it hits the ground.
    Actually, some folks down there in the towers should test this out.



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    Re: Ames on CNN for being Cold

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRulzzz View Post
    My car didn't start today and still won't.
    Mine wouldn't start twice without some serious coaxing.

    and I really wish I knew someone on the upper levels of MWL or Towers



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