January 8 low temperature: -21 F
January 9 high temperature: 7 F
To find a lower low on Jan. 8, the weather record keepers have to go back to 1886.
The above-freezing forecast will feel like a heat wave. Omaha hasn't seen a day above 32 degrees since Dec. 30, when the mercury hit 33 F. The normal high this time of year is 31 F.
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Cold weather misery, at a glance. Omaha.com.