...Warmest Temperature in 25 Years Recorded Sunday in Joplin...

...WARMEST RECORDED TEMPERATURE IN 25 YEARS SHATTERS RECORD AT JOPLIN ON SUNDAY...NEW RECORD ALSO SET AT SPRINGFIELD...

NEW DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE SET FOR JOPLIN AND SPRINGFIELD ON SUNDAY, JULY 10TH. FOR JOPLIN...A READING OF 106 DEGREES WAS RECORDED AT 307 PM CDT SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS BROKE THE OLD DAILY RECORD OF 104 SET IN 1980. IN ADDITION...106 DEGREES IS THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED IN JOPLIN IN NEARLY 25 YEARS. THE LAST TIME THE MERCURY SURGED THAT HIGH WAS ON JULY 30TH 1986...WHEN THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 107 DEGREES.

FOR SPRINGFIELD...A TEMPERATURE OF 102 DEGREES WAS REACHED SEVERAL TIMES BETWEEN 300 PM AND 400 PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WAS ALSO A NEW DAILY RECORD FOR SPRINGFIELD...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD FOR JULY 10TH OF 100 DEGREES...SET IN 1980. THE LAST TIME IT WAS 102 IN SPRINGFIELD WAS ON AUGUST 15TH 2007.

 



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