Daily high temperature record set at Hanford

September 16, 2013 

— Thunderstorms that rolled across the Mid-Columbia this weekend broke a heat wave that set a new daily high temperature record and tied two others at Hanford.

The high Friday at Hanford was 99 degrees, tying the previous daily record high of 98 degrees set in 1948, according to the Hanford Meteorological Station.

Saturday the high was 95 and Sunday the high was 96, tying the daily high temperature records for each date.

The Hanford Meteorology Station keeps daily temperature records back to World War II.

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