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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
458 AM CDT Wed Jun 21 2017

...Heat Burst Recorded at Imperial Airport Last Night...

The temperature at Imperial Airport rose from 72 degrees at 115 am to
90 degrees at 140 am and then gradually fell back into the upper
70s. This occurred from a passing shower which mixed very warm
air aloft down to the ground.

Heat bursts occur at night can cause the temperature to rise to
over 100 degrees. On June 11, 2013, a heat burst in Grand Island,
Nebraska caused the temperature to rise from 74 degrees to 94
degrees in 15 minutes. A heat burst in Hobart Oklahoma at around
midnight on July 7 ,2016 caused the temperature to rise from 81
degrees to 106 degrees.

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