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Good Question: This summer was one for the books

 

 

With the heat advisories of July and August behind us, a Tribune reader asks, "Did Great Bend break the record for the number of 100-degree days?"

At the end of August, Good Question reported that the record was set in 1954, when this area suffered through 50 triple-digit days. Going into Labor Day we were pushing toward that number at 48 days, but things were finally starting to cool off. The Sept. 1 story concluded, "After today, the 100-degree days may be over for the year. If so, the (1954)record will stand."

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