Scorching Hot Temperatures Reported Tuesday June 26th


UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WHICH  
WAS IN PLACE ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS YESTERDAY...COMBINED WITH  
RELATIVELY DRY AIR - TEMPERATURES ON TUESDAY SOARED TO RECORD OR  
NEAR RECORD LEVELS ACROSS OUR REGION.  
 
THE FOLLOWING DATA WAS COLLATED FROM OFFICIAL AIRPORT OBSERVATION  
SITES...ALONG WITH COOPERATIVE WEATHER OBSERVERS...NEBRASKA  
DEPARTMENT OF ROAD OBSERVATIONS...REMOTE AUTOMATED WEATHER STATIONS  
(RAWS)...MESOWEST SITES...APRSWXNET (AUTOMATIC POSITION REPORTING  
NETWORK) AND OTHER SOURCES.  
 
IMPERIAL SET A NEW DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE YESTERDAY OF 110  
DEGREES...WHICH ALSO BROKE THE OLD MONTHLY RECORD HIGHEST  
TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE OF 108 DEGREES WHICH WAS SET ON JUNE 14TH IN  
2006 AND PREVIOUSLY ON JUNE 29TH IN 1916.  
 
NORTH PLATTE SET A NEW DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE YESTERDAY OF 107  
DEGREES...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 101 DEGREES  
WHICH WAS SET IN 1980. THIS ALSO TIED AS THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EVER  
RECORDED DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE FOR NORTH PLATTE...WITH A 107  
DEGREE READING RECORDED ON JUNE 15TH IN 1952.  
 
A RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 105 DEGREES WAS SET AT VALENTINE  
YESTERDAY. THIS TIED THE OLD RECORD WHICH WAS SET IN 1971.  
 
BELOW IS A TABLE OF AUTOMATED AIRPORT SENSORS AND THE HIGHEST  
TEMPERATURES REPORTED ON TUESDAY JUNE 26TH:  
 
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LOCATION MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE  
 
IMPERIAL 110 DEGREES  
OGALLALA 109 DEGREES  
THEDFORD 108 DEGREES  
NORTH PLATTE 107 DEGREES  
AINSWORTH 105 DEGREES  
VALENTINE 105 DEGREES  
BROKEN BOW 98 DEGREES  
O'NEILL 94 DEGREES  
 
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BELOW IS A TABLE SHOWING THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURES REPORTED BY OUR  
NETWORK OF VOLUNTEER COOPERATIVE WEATHER OBSERVERS ACROSS OUR  
REGION FROM TUESDAY JUNE 26TH:  
 
LOCATION MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE  
 
EUSTIS 2NW 112 DEGREES  
BIG SPRINGS 4W 111 DEGREES  
IMPERIAL 110 DEGREES  
RED WILLOW DAM 108 DEGREES  
OGALLALA 107 DEGREES  
HAYES CENTER 106 DEGREES  
STAPLETON 5W 106 DEGREES  
NORTH PLATTE EXPERIMENTAL FARM 105 DEGREES  
KINGSLEY DAM 105 DEGREES  
KILGORE 1NE 104 DEGREES  
BUTTE 102 DEGREES  
SPRINGVIEW 2NW 102 DEGREES  
 
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FINALLY HERE IS A LIST OF SOME OF THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURES REPORTED  
ON TUESDAY JUNE 26TH - WHICH WAS WAS COLLATED FROM NEBRASKA  
DEPARTMENT OF ROAD OBSERVATIONS (NEDOR)...REMOTE AUTOMATED WEATHER  
STATIONS (RAWS)...MESOWEST SITES...APRSWXNET (AUTOMATIC POSITION  
REPORTING NETWORK) AND OTHER SOURCES.  
 
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LOCATION MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE  
 
1 SE WELLFLEET (LINCOLN NE) (NEDOR) 113 DEGREES  
3 NNW PAXTON (KEITH NE) (MESOWEST) 111 DEGREES  
9 NW CAMBRIDGE (FRONTIER NE) (AWS) 111 DEGREES  
BRADY (LINCOLN NE) (2648 FT)(MESOWEST) 110 DEGREES  
OGALLALA (KEITH NE) (APRSWXNET) 110 DEGREES  
3 E OGALLALA (KEITH NE) (MESOWEST) 109 DEGREES  
BRULE (KEITH NE) (3278 FT)(MESOWEST) 109 DEGREES  
2 WNW MAXWELL (LINCOLN NE) (MESOWEST) 109 DEGREES  
BRADY (LINCOLN NE) (2648 FT)(APRSWXNET) 108 DEGREES  
8 ESE LISCO (GARDEN NE) (MESOWEST) 108 DEGREES  
VALENTINE NWR (CHERRY NE) (RAWS) 107 DEGREES  
12 W BIG SPRINGS (DEUEL NE) (NEDOR) 107 DEGREES  
6 ESE OSHKOSH (GARDEN NE) (MESOWEST) 107 DEGREES  
GORDON (SHERIDAN NE) (3583 FT)(AWS) 107 DEGREES  
4 SW BIG SPRINGS (DEUEL NE) (AWS) 107 DEGREES  
CRESCENT LAKE NWR (GARDEN NE) (RAWS) 106 DEGREES  
14 N JOHNSTOWN (BROWN NE) (MOCOMAGNET) 106 DEGREES  
1 SE BREWSTER (BLAINE NE) (NEDOR) 106 DEGREES  
3 S WHITECLAY (SHERIDAN NE) (NEDOR) 105 DEGREES  
9 WSW CALLAWAY (CUSTER NE) (AWS) 105 DEGREES  
HALSEY (THOMAS NE) (2703 FT)(COOP) 105 DEGREES  
7 S CHAMPION (CHASE NE) (MESOWEST) 104 DEGREES  
3 E BIG SPRINGS (KEITH NE) (MESOWEST) 104 DEGREES  
2 SW PAXTON (KEITH NE) (3082 FT)(AWS) 104 DEGREES  
3 NNE KINGSLEY DAM (KEITH NE) 103 DEGREES  
3 E JOHNSTOWN (BROWN NE) (2601 FT)(MAP) 103 DEGREES  
7 SE CHAPPELL (DEUEL NE) (MESOWEST) 102 DEGREES  
2 E OGALLALA (KEITH NE) (MESOWEST) 102 DEGREES  
4 WNW CHAPPELL (DEUEL NE) (MESOWEST) 102 DEGREES  
2 SE LEWELLEN (GARDEN NE) (NEDOR) 102 DEGREES  
6 S SPRINGVIEW (KEYA PAHA NE) 102 DEGREES  
13 SSE THEDFORD (THOMAS NE) (NEDOR) 101 DEGREES  
12 SSW OSHKOSH (GARDEN NE) (NEDOR) 101 DEGREES  
29 S MERRIMAN (CHERRY NE) (NEDOR) 101 DEGREES  
1 WNW RUSHVILLE (SHERIDAN NE) (NEDOR) 100 DEGREES  
1 S SUTHERLAND (LINCOLN NE) (NEDOR) 100 DEGREES  
6 E GORDON (CHERRY NE) (3651 FT)(NEDOR) 100 DEGREES  
7 NE BROWNLEE (CHERRY NE) (NEDOR) 99 DEGREES  
ELLSWORTH (SHERIDAN NE) (NEDOR) 99 DEGREES  
DUNNING (BLAINE NE) (2613 FT)(NEDOR) 99 DEGREES  
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT (CUSTER NE) (ASOS) 97 DEGREES  
CHAMBERS (HOLT NE) (2130 FT)(APRSWXNET) 95 DEGREES  
2 E NEWPORT (ROCK NE) (2210 FT)(NEDOR) 92 DEGREES  
 
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THESE DATA ARE PRELIMINARY AND HAVE NOT UNDERGONE FINAL QUALITY  
CONTROL BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER /NCDC/. THEREFORE  
THESE DATA ARE SUBJECT TO REVISION.  

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