What might have been

As you may know, Iowa’s Caucuses were held on January 3, 2008 rather than today for a variety of reasons.  If Iowans had been gathering in 1781 precincts tonight, they would be braving single-digit and sometimes sub-zero thermometer readings. The wind chill calculations are pretty scary.  As I type this at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, the wind chill factor is 3 degrees in Des Moines.  (Here’s the forecast for Estherville, Iowa, this evening — that’s in northwest Iowa.)

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About O.Kay Henderson

O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.