Tom Miller of Moline was at again Thursday night and Friday morning, showing off the temperature at his house in the country. This indicator is showing somewhere around minus 15 or minus 16 degrees Farenheit. Some local residents, like Cathy Witkop Dutkiewicz of Dorr, showed as low as minus 19. WOOD-TV’s “Storm Team 8” reported a negative 13, which tied the record in Grand Rapids. The broadcasters also said February 2015 has been the coldest on record, leading climate change skeptics to make snarky comments about “global warming.” Turn on the TV almost every evening and there seems to be some kind of weather-related story or catastrophe around the nation and around the world.