Frigid temperatures shatter low temperature record set 90 years ago in Cincinnati

Posted at 8:18 AM, Jan 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-02 09:14:36-05

CINCINNATI -- A 90-year-old record fell Tuesday morning as temperatures slid to a frosty -7 degrees, shattering the previous record low for Jan. 2 of -3 degrees, which the National Weather Service confirms occurred in both 1928 and 1887.

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It's cold enough that WCPO Chief Meteorologist warned frostbite could set in within just 10 minutes of exposure outside. Check his chart below to calculate how long is safe to be outside on cold days.