Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

By Katelin Carroll
Staff Reporter 

It's Freezing in February


February 18, 2021

Katelin Carroll

Temperatures dropped below freezing last Thursday night throughout Middle Tennessee and have not been above freezing since, making for almost 95 consecutive hours below freezing.

Although the bitter cold is evident when one takes a step outside, it is not the coldest Hohenwald has seen. In February of 1905, Hohenwald experienced temperatures of -23 degrees, the coldest ever recorded in our town.

Local TDOT employees and Operation Tech Senior, Kim Smotherman, started working to clear priority and secondary roadways at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday morning and kept going until late Monday night to fin...

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