By Rob Paola
A low temperature of -26.9C in Welland this morning (from the Welland airport weather station).
This makes it the coldest Valentine’s Day on record in Welland, beating the previous coldest of -26.1C set way back in 1885!
(“Welland boy” Rob Paola is a meteorologist with Environment Canada. Based in Winnipeg, he keeps a close eye on his hometown’s weather from afar. Thanks Rob!)