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Public Information Statement

August 10th, 2007




...FRIDAY WAS ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING DAY ACROSS THE REGION...
...DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE BROKEN AT COLUMBIA...
...DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE BROKEN AT AUGUSTA...
...ALL TIME RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED AT COLUMBIA...
...ALL TIME RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED AT AUGUSTA...
...RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE AT COLUMBIA...

THE FOLLOWING ARE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE REPORTS FOR AUGUST 10TH 2007 
ACROSS THE MIDLANDS AND CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA...

LOCATION.................COUNTY/STATE......MAX TEMP...SOURCE

OFFICIAL REPORTS

USC COLUMBIA.............RICHLAND CO SC.....109........COOP
COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT...LEXINGTON CO SC....107*.......ASOS
COLUMBIA OWENS FIELD.....RICHLAND CO SC.....107........ASOS 
AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD.......RICHMOND CO GA.....108*.......ASOS
AUGUSTA DANIEL FIELD.....RICHMOND CO GA.....106........ASOS
SUMTER/SHAW AFB..........SUMTER CO SC.......104........ASOS 
ORANGEBURG MUN APT.......ORANGEBURG CO SC...104........ASOS

* RECORD HIGHS FOR THE DATE ESTABLISHED AT BOTH COLUMBIA 
METROPOLITAN AIRPORT...AND AT AUGUSTA REGIONAL BUSH FIELD. THESE 
RECORDS ALSO TIED THE ALL TIME RECORD HIGHS AT BOTH COLUMBIA 
METROPOLITAN AIRPORT AND AT AUGUSTA REGIONAL BUSH FIELD.. 

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THE 107 AT COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN AIRPORT (CAE) FRIDAY WAS
THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE AT CAE SINCE AUGUST 21ST 1983 WHEN THE 
TEMPERATURE ALSO REACHED 107.  THIS READING ALSO TIES THE ALL TIME 
RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE AT COLUMBIA...WHICH HAS NOW BEEN REACHED 
REACHED SIX TIMES DIFFERENT TIMES.

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE OF 79 DEGREES
WAS ESTABLISHED AT COLUMBIA FRIDAY. THE PREVIOUS RECORD HIGH 
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES ON AUGUST 10TH WAS LAST SET
IN 1906. THE ALL TIME RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT 
COLUMBIA IS 82 DEGREES...SET ON JUNE 30TH 1936.

THE 108 AT AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD (AGS) FRIDAY WAS THE WARMEST 
TEMPERATURE AT AGS SINCE AUGUST 21ST 1983 WHEN THE TEMPERATURE ALSO 
REACHED 108.  THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 108 ON FRIDAY TIED THE ALL 
TIME RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE AT AUGUSTA.

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UNOFFICIAL HIGH TEMPERATURES THURSDAY BASED ON HOURLY OBS

CAROLINA SANDHILLS NWR........CHESTERFIELD CO SC...105...RAWS
MCENTIRE ANGB.................RICHLAND CO SC.......104...OBS 
SAV RIV SITE (11E JACKSON)....AIKEN CO SC..........107...RAWS
SAV RIV SITE (6ENE JACKSON)...AIKEN CO SC..........106...RAWS
SANTEE NWR....................CLARENDON CO SC......101...RAWS 

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MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES THURSDAY BASED ON HOURLY OBS...

LOCATION.................VALUE...TIME (EDT)

ORANGEBURG MUN APT.......112.....2PM AND 6PM
SUMTER/SHAW AFB..........111.....3PM
AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD.......111.....5PM
COLUMBIA OWENS FIELD.....108.....6PM
COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT...106.....3PM AND 5PM
AUGUSTA DANIEL FIELD.....106.....2PM
MCENTIRE ANGB............105.....2PM AND 3PM

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