WEATHER: Imported Alaska

In a learned paper read before the American Astronomical Society in a cosy Columbia University lecture hall, Meteorologist Edgar William Woolard of the U. S. Weather Bureau explained last week that lowest annual temperatures ordinarily occur in the U. S. in the period from ten to 40 days after the winter solstice (Dec. 21 or 22, day when the sun is farthest south of the Equator). From Montana to Maine and as far south as Memphis and Macon, U. S. inhabitants could well believe him. In two waves real winter cold rolled down...

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