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Finally! The Deep Freeze of 2021 is over, with almost everyone here breathing a sigh of relief. The temperature here topped the freezing mark around 11 a.m. on Friday for the first time in more than nine and a half days. By that time Lamesa had experienced over 230 straight hours of subfreezing temperatures, based on information from the West Texas Mesonet automated weather station just southeast of Lamesa. The end to the arctic-type cold, which basically turned the entire state of Texas into a disaster area with ice and electrical power outages almost everywhere, came rather suddenly and drastically in Dawson County. A light ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331