We're in quite a cold spell here at the Jersey Shore, nobody needs to tell you that. But take the coldest day we've had this winter and subtract 30 degrees. Now you're getting some idea of what the coldest day in New Jersey history was like.
It was a brutal winter with visits from the polar vortex and constant cold, and this summer we've already seen our share of severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings and watches and high winds. But is this really extreme weather or are we just extra worried since Sandy?
Severe storms in the Mississippi and Alabama have produced strong winds, hail and tornadoes and, tragically, news reports say the weather has resulted in 28 deaths overall, according to accuweather.com.