Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

The Big Chill Puts Kimball In Its Grip

In Town Or On Ag Land, Extreme Cold Hits Hard

As the the month of February blew out, a bitter cold welcome of March came roaring in this past weekend – with nearly record freezing temperatures making its way into early this week.

Monday morning, around the 8 o'clock work hour, thermometers in downtown Kimball showed minus 11 degrees – without the windchill. Local weather reports noted that frigid windchill temperatures were still in the minus 30s at 9 a.m. Monday.

According to the Farmers' Almanac, Monday's low temperatures were nearly cold enough to break the record for the coldest day of the month of March.

Sunday night and Monday morni...