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City breaks record for most 100-degree days in a year

August 20, 2011 Comments off

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Record-Breaking Heat

Midland is officially in the midst of the hottest summer on record.

With a high temperature of 100 degrees Friday, the record for 100-degree days in one year is now 53, breaking the old mark of 52 previously set in 1964. With triple-digit temperatures expected through the weekend, the hot conditions will continue into the first part of the school year.

Midland experienced 21 days of triple-digit temperatures in 2010.

“This has been an abnormal weather year,” Read more…