The pic. above shows a 91-year-old gentleman that built a snowman in Iowa Park, Texas Thursday AM (pic. from Mark White and KDFX). Up to 7″ of snow fell there. Temperatures at mid afternoon were aboiut the same as West Michigan.
The warmest temperature in the U.S. on Thursday was 88° at Marathon, Oasis and Immokalee, Florida. the coldest was -33° at Waverly CO. Phoenix AZ reached a high of 57°…that’s 7 days in a row for them with temperatures no warmer than the mid 50s. It was very cold in the mountain areas north and northeast of Phoenix. The Grand Canyon Airport dipped to -8°, Window Rock was -11° and St. Johns dropped to -13°. The most rain was 3.12″ at Lake Charles LA…Baton Rouge had 2.28″ and Jackson MS recorded 1.83″.