Record Temperatures Broken or Tied in Western US
Posted by feww on June 29, 2013
Life-threatening heat in western U.S. to continue into next week
Numerous daily record high maximum temperatures being set or tied on June 28 as a massive area of high pressure is forecast to persist: NWS
Bishop California: High temperature at the Eastern Sierra Regional Airport reached 107 degrees, breaking daily record high of 105 degrees set in 1956 [Highest temp of 108 degrees set July 5, 2007.]
Death Valley California: High temperature at the Furnace Creek Visitor`s Center reached 125 degrees, tying daily record set in 1994.
Needles California: High temperature of 121 degrees today broke the old daily record of 119 degrees set in 1994.
Las Vegas: High temperature at Mccarran International Airport hit 115 degrees, tying the daily record for June 28th set in 1994.
Mt Charleston Nevada: Hhigh temperature in kyle canyon at 7,450 feet reached 92 degrees, breaking the old daily record of 89 degrees set in 1994.
Kingman Arizona: High of 110 degrees today broke the old daily record of 107 set in 1914.
Records date back to 1888 for Needles, 1901 for Kingman, 1911 for Death Valley, 1937 for Las Vegas, 1943 for Bishop and 1980 for Mt Charleston, said NWS.
The above information is preliminary and is subject to a final
review and certification by the national climatic data center.
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