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Record Setting Heat in Central Washington Summer 2014

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PROSSER, WA - The meteorologist for WSU's AgWeatherNet system in Prosser says the heat during the summer of 2014 set a record.

  “2014 was Prosser's hottest summer on record in terms of highs, lows and overall mean,” said AgWeatherNet meteorologist Nic Loyd. “In fact, nearly 12 years have passed since Prosser experienced such large positive temperature anomalies in any season.”

  The summer ended with the hottest August on record in terms of the overall mean and mean low temperatures. 

  The month began with sizzling temperatures, the Tri-Cities recorded five days at 100+ degrees Fahrenheit by August 11th. The summer followed the warmest spring in 20 years.

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