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Public Information Statement

August 11th, 2007


...SATURDAY WAS ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING DAY ACROSS THE REGION...
...DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED AT COLUMBIA...
...DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED AT AUGUSTA...
...RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE SET FOR THE DATE AT COLUMBIA...

THE FOLLOWING ARE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE REPORTS FOR SATURDAY AUGUST 
11TH 2007 ACROSS THE MIDLANDS AND CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA...

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

OFFICIAL REPORTS

COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT...LEXINGTON CO SC....101*.......ASOS
COLUMBIA OWENS FIELD.....RICHLAND CO SC......98........ASOS
AUGUSTA BUSH FIELD.......RICHMOND CO GA.....102*.......ASOS
AUGUSTA DANIEL FIELD.....RICHMOND CO GA.....103........ASOS 
SUMTER/SHAW AFB..........SUMTER CO SC........97........ASOS
ORANGEBURG MUN APT.......ORANGEBURG CO SC....97........ASOS

* RECORD HIGHS FOR THE DATE TIED AT BOTH COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN 
AIRPORT...AND AT AUGUSTA REGIONAL BUSH FIELD. 

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THIS WAS THE SEVENTH STRAIGHT DAY THE TEMPERATURE AT THE COLUMBIA 
METROPOLITAN AIRPORT (CAE) HAS RISEN ABOVE 100 DEGREES.  THIS TIES 
THE SECOND MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH A TEMPERATURE AT OR ABOVE 100 
DEGREES.  THE MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS ABOVE 100 DEGREES IS 8...LAST 
SET IN JULY OF 1986.  HERE IS A LISTING OF THE TEMPERATURES REPORTED 
AT THE COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN AIRPORT THE PAST SEVEN DAYS.

AUGUST 2007...COLUMBIA METRO AIRPORT
AUG 5TH...100
AUG 6TH...102
AUG 7TH...102
AUG 8TH...105
AUG 9TH...106
AUG 10TH..107
AUG 11TH..101

A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE OF 80 DEGREES WAS 
ESTABLISHED AT COLUMBIA SATURDAY. THE PREVIOUS RECORD HIGH MINIMUM 
TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES ON AUGUST 11TH WAS LAST SET IN 1896. THE 
ALL TIME RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AT COLUMBIA IS 82 
DEGREES...SET ON JUNE 30TH 1936.

THIS WAS THE SEVENTH STRAIGHT DAY THE TEMPERATURE AT AUGUSTA 
REGIONAL BUSH FIELD (AGS) HAS RISEN ABOVE 100 DEGREES.  THIS TIES 
THE MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH A TEMPERATURE AT OR ABOVE 100 
DEGREES.  THE MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS ABOVE 100 DEGREES IS 7...SET IN 
JULY OF 1990 AND JULY OF 1930.  HERE IS A LISTING OF THE 
TEMPERATURES REPORTED AT AUGUSTA REGIONAL BUSH FIELD THE PAST SEVEN 
DAYS.

AUGUST 2007...AUGUSTA REGIONAL BUSH FIELD
AUG 5TH...100
AUG 6TH...101
AUG 7TH...104
AUG 8TH...103
AUG 9TH...106
AUG 10TH..108
AUG 11TH..102

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