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Frigid temperatures linger in Tri-State area

December 14, 2010
  • Cindy Vasquez waits at County Commuter bus stop on West Washington Street Tuesday. Tuesdays sub-freezing temperatures and steady wind made for a chilly wait for buses.
By Kevin G. Gilbert/Staff Photographer

TRI-STATE — The Tri-State region continued to be under the grip of a cold blast Wednesday.

On Wednesday morning, the temperature in Hagerstown reached a low of 16.8 degrees at 12:15 a.m., according to Hagerstown weather observer Greg Keefer’s website at i4weather.net.


The record low for Dec. 15 was minus 10 degrees, set in 1917, according to the website.

Brian Lasorsa, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service, said it is going to be “chilly for a while.”

Although winds should calm down after Wednesday, daily low temperatures in Hagerstown are not expected to get above 24 degrees through Saturday night, according to the National Weather Service.

A high temperature of 36 degrees is forecasted for Friday and a high of 37 degrees is expected on Saturday.

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