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In February 1899, the temperature plunged to -11 degrees causing livestock to freeze to death, and the river froze 12 inches deep.

February 12, 1899, the temperature dropped all the way to minus 23 degrees in the town of TULIA in our Panhandle. Reports from that time say the extreme “norther” that ripped through killed 40,000 head of cattle during that night! That February 11–13 cold spell in the Tulia area (Swisher ...

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