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EXTREME COLD INCREASINGLY RARE IN MADISON

Jan 30, 2019 - The Wisconsin State Journal

Grandpa was exaggerating about walking four miles uphill both ways to school in the snow. But it turns out he was telling the truth about one thing.

Madison just doesn't see extreme cold like it once did.

Most college freshmen had never experienced anything as cold as Saturday's low of minus 23 - assuming they haven't spent time up north - and Wednesday's projected minus 26 will be new territory for anyone younger than 23.

While the high is expected to reach only minus 13 on We...