Eastern Nebraska saw a 45 degree to 50 degree drop in high temperatures over the weekend when a strong shot of Arctic air pushed record warmth out of the area.
Here's a rundown of the three eastern Nebraska towns that matched their records late last week for daily highs:
Omaha: Friday's high of 61 degrees matched a daily record set Dec. 27, 1976. On Sunday, the temperature peaked at 16 degrees, 45 degrees below Friday's peak.
Lincoln: Friday's high of 62 degrees matched the record set in 1946 and 1889. Sunday's high of 18 degrees was 44 degrees lower than Friday's peak.
Norfolk: Saturday's high of 62 degrees matched the record set in 2002. Sunday's high was 12 degrees, a drop of 50 degrees from Saturday's peak.
The average temperature this time of year, based on readings at Eppley Airfield: Daytime highs, 33; nighttime lows, 14.
Source: National Weather Service