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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
136 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE AND RECORD HIGH MINIMUM SET IN THE
WASHINGTON DC AREA...

A RECORD DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 91 DEGREES WAS TIED AT RONALD
REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR WASHINGTON DC YESTERDAY. THIS TIES THE
RECORD PREVIOUSLY SET IN 1974.

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 70 DEGREES WAS SET AT REAGAN
NATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR WASHINGTON DC YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD
RECORD OF 68 DEGREES SET IN 1956.

TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA HAVE BEEN KEPT AT
RONALD REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT SINCE 1941. ADDITIONAL TEMPERATURE
RECORDS FOR THE WASHINGTON DC AREA DATE BACK TO 1872.

ALL CLIMATE DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY UNTIL REVIEWED BY THE
NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (NCEI).

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