Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Still Hasn't Seen First Freeze

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topeka Still Hasn't Seen First Freeze

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By late October, Topeka typically has experienced its first freeze of the cold weather season.

But this year it hasn't, and the National Weather Service predicts it won't during the next several days.

The closest Topeka has come to a freeze so far this month was when the temperature dropped to 36 degrees on Oct. 13 and again on Oct. 21.

On average, most of Shawnee County sees its first freeze of the year between Oct. 12 and 17, according to a weather service chart posted online at http://cjon.co/1tBnzRc.

Topeka's earliest first freeze on record came on Sept. 22, 1995, while its latest came Nov. 21, 1944.

Topeka's forecast in days to come calls for:

- Mostly sunny skies Sunday with a high near 68 and winds from the north at 5 to 10 mph. …

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