SEVERE WEATHER ALERT:

Monday, August 29, 2011

Record Heat In Jacksonville, Northeast Florida, and Southeast Georgia

THE SUMMER OF 2011 CONTINUES TO BRING RECORD-BREAKING HEAT ACROSS 
ALL OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND NORTHEAST FLORIDA. SINCE MID TO LATE 
JULY ALL OF THE CLIMATE STATIONS ACROSS THE REGION HAVE RECORD 
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES AT 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER.

AT ALMA GEORGIA...THROUGH TODAY...AUGUST 29TH...THERE HAVE BEEN 43 
CONSECUTIVE DAYS AT 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER WHICH RANKS 3RD OVERALL. 
THE ALL-TIME RECORD OF 56 CONSECUTIVE DAYS WAS SET EARLIER THIS 
SUMMER FROM MID MAY TO MID JULY. SINCE MAY 20TH...99 OUT OF THE PAST 
102 DAYS HAVE REACHED AT LEAST 90 DEGREES. IN FACT...TODAY WAS THE 
14TH TIME ALMA REACHED AT LEAST 100 DEGREES THIS YEAR...TYING THE 
ALL-TIME RECORD SET BACK IN 1954 AND AGAIN IN 1995.

AT ST SIMONS ISLAND...THROUGH TODAY...AUGUST 29TH...THERE HAVE BEEN 
28 CONSECUTIVE DAYS AT 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER WHICH RANKS 2ND OVERALL.
THE ALL-TIME RECORD OF 38 CONSECUTIVE DAYS WAS SET IN THE SUMMER OF 
1993. 

AT JACKSONVILLE...THROUGH TODAY...AUGUST 29TH...THERE HAVE BEEN 42 
CONSECUTIVE DAYS AT 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER WHICH RANKS 3RD OVERALL.
THE ALL-TIME RECORD OF 50 CONSECUTIVE DAYS WAS SET IN THE SUMMER OF 
2010. 

AT GAINESVILLE...THROUGH TODAY...AUGUST 29TH...THERE HAVE BEEN 41 
CONSECUTIVE DAYS AT 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER WHICH RANKS 3RD OVERALL.
THE ALL-TIME RECORD OF 49 CONSECUTIVE DAYS WAS SET IN THE SUMMER OF 
2010. 

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