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Waterloo Hits 100* for First Time in Nearly a Decade
On Thursday, June 17, Waterloo set a new record high of 100*, breaking the former record of 97* set in 1897 and 1933. The heat index reached 101* This was the first time since 2012 that Waterloo reached triple digits. The last time it was 100* or higher was July 25, 2012, it was a whopping 104*...
Man Holds Breath Underwater for Over 24 Minutes (VIDEO)
54-year-old Budimir Buda Sobat of Croatia just broke a Guinness World Record, for holding his breath submerged underwater for 24 minutes and 33 seconds. How is this possible? Before his record-breaking feat, he was allowed to breathe 100% oxygen for thirty minutes before submerging himself...
USA has Most Snow Coverage Since Records Began
The amount of snow encompassing the United States this week is wild. As Iowans, we are accustomed to dealing with deep drifts and bitter cold every winter. But other parts of the nation are not. As of 2/16, 73% of the country had snow on the ground... Read More ...
Iowa’s All-Time Coldest Wind Chill
The wind chill temperature is a “feels like” temperature. It is how cold people and animals feel when outside. According to the National Weather Service: As the wind increases, it draws heat from the body, driving down skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature...

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