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St. Louis Sets, Ties Three Heat Records In One Day

Allison Blood, KMOX News
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) - National Weather Service Meteorologist Jim Kramper says we broke the high temperature record for the day. The high reached 107, breaking the previous record of 106.

This morning’s low of 86 degrees tied the record for the warmest morning ever in St. Louis. The only other morning it was ever this hot was July 24 of 1901.

The record for most days hotter than 105 degrees was also broken today. So far, St. Louis has had 11 this summer.

Kramper says since the beginning of the year, Missouri ahs tied or broken 23 high temperature records, and tied for broken 17 minimum temperature records.

When asked if it was ever going to cool down, he laughed.

“January…there’s always hope,” he said. “No, it’ll get cold again, don’t worry.”

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