Joplin, West Plains Set New Weather Records

By KOLR10 News , National Weather Service

Published 07/31 2014 04:48AM

Updated 07/31 2014 04:51AM

high temperatures July 30, 2014
high temperatures July 30, 2014/courtesy: National Weather Service
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The National Weather Service in Springfield says records were broken in two cities Thursday, as the unusually cool summer continues.

A record low maximum (high) temperature of 70 degrees was set Thursday at Joplin, breaking the old record of 73 set in 1971.

And a record low maximum temperature of 74 degrees was set yesterday at West Plains, breaking the old record of 76 set in 2009. 

(information provided by National Weather Service)

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