The Nation: An Attack on Three Fronts

National weather experts made it official last week: January was the coldest month in the Middle West and Northeast since the Federal Government began collecting such statistics in 1870. Though temperatures moderated during the week, forecasters dashed hopes that the winter had spent its fury. They detected another cold air mass poised to strike the East Coast. TIME correspondents took a closer look at three widely separated areas in which the topsy-turvy winter has created contrasting effects. New York's Marion Knox examined snow-buried Buffalo, Atlanta's Rudolph Rauch checked the frostbitten citrus groves of central Florida, and San Francisco's Joseph Boyce explored...

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