This Day in Weather History

My 2008 weather calendar has entries for each day with fascinating weather history and ancedotes. Today's was not all that comforting given that I live close to Belgrade, MT!

"February 2, 1996: How cold does it have to get for school to cancel classes? The temperature fell to a record -40F at Belgrade, MT. The extreme cold caused Belgrade schools to cancel classes for the first time in seven years."