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Record Heat Again

Temperatures once again reach well into the triple digits smashing records. These are the highs from Friday
Another day of record heat across Arkansas with temperatures again well into the triple digits. Little Rock hit 106 degrees breaking the record of 105. This is also the second hottest June day recorded in Little Rock. Yesterday was the hottest temperature recorded in June in Little Rock at 107. This is also the 3rd time Little Rock has recorded a high temperature of 105 or hotter this June. June high temperatures of 105 have only been recorded in Little Rock TWICE in the previous 130 years! The chart below shows all of the 105+ degree June days recorded in Little Rock





 Here is the summary of high temperatures Friday from the National Weather Service in Little Rock


...MANY LOCATIONS TOP THE CENTURY MARK AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON...

MANY LOCATIONS ACROSS THE LITTLE ROCK COUNTY WARNING AREA REACHED OR
IN SOME CASES...EXCEEDED THE CENTURY MARK MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE
FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF OFFICIAL REPORTING STATIONS THAT HAVE
ECLIPSED 100 DEGREES AS OF THIS TIME WITH MANY STATIONS SETTING
RECORD HIGHS FOR THE DAY.

THESE TEMPERATURES ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF OBSERVATIONS AS OF 4 PM
LOCAL TIME. AN UPDATED COPY WILL BE SENT AROUND 7:30 TONIGHT.

TEMPERATURES OVER 100 DEGREES ON JUNE 29TH
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EVENING SHADE.......................108 DEGREES
SEARCY..............................107 DEGREES
CLINTON.............................106 DEGREES
BATESVILLE AIRPORT..................106 DEGREES
GUY.................................106 DEGREES
LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD.............106 DEGREES
BLANCHARD SPRINGS...................105 DEGREES
RUSSELLVILLE........................105 DEGREES
LITTLE ROCK AFB.....................105 DEGREES
NORTH LITTLE ROCK AIRPORT...........104 DEGREES
MOUNTAIN HOME.......................104 DEGREES
SHERIDAN............................103 DEGREES
NEWPORT.............................103 DEGREES
COMPTON.............................103 DEGREES
BOONEVILLE..........................103 DEGREES
ARKADELPHIA.........................102 DEGREES
PINE BLUFF..........................102 DEGREES
STUTTGART...........................102 DEGREES
HARRISON............................102 DEGREES
JESSIEVILLE.........................101 DEGREES
HOT SPRINGS AIRPORT.................101 DEGREES
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MONTICELLO...101 DEGREES
MONTICELLO AIRPORT..................101 DEGREES
CAMDEN..............................100 DEGREES
MENA................................100 DEGREES


DAILY RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN THIS AFTERNOON
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*106 DEGREES AT LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD BREAKS THE DAILY RECORD OF
105 SET IN 1988.

*106 DEGREES AT THE BATESVILLE AIRPORT BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 97
DEGREES SET IN 1998.

*105 DEGREES AT RUSSELLVILLE BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 102 DEGREES
SET IN 1952.

*105 DEGREES AT THE LITTLE ROCK AFB BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 102
DEGREES SET IN 1988.

*104 DEGREES AT THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK AIRPORT BREAKS THE OLD RECORD
OF 102 SET IN 1988.

*101 DEGREES AT THE MONTICELLO AIRPORT BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 99
DEGREES SET IN 2005.
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