NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) Bank clocks don't even want to admit how cold it is! North Platte setting a new record low on March 4th. At 5:24am, North Platte temperatures was -25°. This is the coldest temperature ever recorded in the month of March for North Platte. The old record was -22° back in 2002 and 1960, according to the National Weather Service.
The dangerously cold air will continue through late Monday morning. The Wind Chill Warning will expire at 11 am CT/10am MT. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur in as little as 10 minutes. Calving and new livestock may be impacted by the arctic temperatures.
Several schools in the region chose to delay classes til 10 am.
Normal highs for this time of year is 49 degrees.