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Pasco sees record high temp day after record rain

Tri-City Herald

Juan Castellanos, left, and Salvador Iniguez work together Tuesday removing leaves along a fence on South 28th Avenue at the Flamingo Village Mobile Home Community in Pasco. There are acres of trees at the 200-lot mobile home park that provide plenty of shade from the summer’s sun as well as a seemingly endless supply for raking in the fall. Four employees were busy working to clean up the leaves.
Juan Castellanos, left, and Salvador Iniguez work together Tuesday removing leaves along a fence on South 28th Avenue at the Flamingo Village Mobile Home Community in Pasco. There are acres of trees at the 200-lot mobile home park that provide plenty of shade from the summer’s sun as well as a seemingly endless supply for raking in the fall. Four employees were busy working to clean up the leaves. Tri-City Herald

Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco had a record high temperature for the day on Tuesday, a day after record rainfall.

Temperatures reached 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. That smashed the previous record high of 59 degrees, set on Dec. 8, 1989.

The record precipitation for Dec. 7 was reported Monday, with 0.62 inches falling in Pasco, the weather service said. The previous record was set in 1973.

Another above-normal temperature of 58 degrees is predicted Wednesday, with rain likely in the morning, the weather service said.

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