Texoma woke to find their Thursday, February 10, 2011 with record lows…or very near it. Here’s a run-down of the observed lows for the date:
Ada: -2 (NEW RECORD / previous record was 6 from 1980)
Antlers: 1 (NEW RECORD / previous record was 7 from 1979)
Ardmore: 5 (NEW RECORD / previous record was 6 from 1929)
Sherman-Denison 10 (NEW RECORD / previous record was 20 from 1982)
***Sulphur: -6 (COLDEST IN TEXOMA)***
This is an historic cold wave, with a new all-time state record low for the state of Oklahoma. This means it’s never been measured colder anywhere in the state.
The new Oklahoma state record low was recorded Feb 10, 2011 at Nowata, OK with an incredible -31 degrees! (updated figure from NWS)
This exceeds the previous all-time state record of -27 low from 1930.
This truly has been a once-in-a-lifetime cold wave for much of the southern Plains.
Other frigid Feb 10th lows:
Amarillo… -6 (coldest in TX)
Hooker, OK -10
McAlester: -4 (RECORD)
Oklahoma City: -1 to -9 across the metro
Tulsa: -12 (RECORD)