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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Norman OK
114 AM CST Sun Feb 12 2017

...Record Warm Temperatures Saturday...

Many weather records were set or tied across the area Saturday.

..Warmest Oklahoma February Record Tied..

The mesonet station at Mangum, Oklahoma reached 99 degrees. This
tied the record for warmest February temperature recorded in
Oklahoma. A high of 99 degrees was also recorded at Arapaho on
February 24, 1918.

..Warmest Station February Records..

                   Saturday     Previous Record   Records since

Wichita Falls TX      94        93 on 2/22/1996       1923
Hobart OK             93        92 on 2/25/1917       1910

..Warmest Station Daily Records for February 11..

                    Saturday    Previous Record   Records since

Wichita Falls TX      94        88 in 1962            1923
Gage OK               93        90 in 1962            1948
Hobart OK             93        86 in 1962            1910
Lawton OK             91        85 in 1962            1912
Oklahoma City OK      89        82 in 1962            1890
Ponca City OK         83        77 in 1951            1948

In addition to these records on Saturday, Gage Oklahoma recorded
a high of 94 degrees on Friday, February 10, which set a record
February high temperature at Gage. The previous record was 90
degrees on four different dates, the most recent being
February 18, 2016.


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