747  
SXUS73 KICT 160059  
RERICT  
 
RECORD EVENT REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS  
800 PM CDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
..RECORD COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURES SET FOR OCTOBER 15TH
 
 
THE STRONG COLD FRONT THAT SURGED THROUGH KANSAS YESTERDAY CERTAINLY  
LEFT ITS MARK AS COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE EITHER TIED  
OR BROKEN ACROSS CENTRAL, SOUTH-CENTRAL, AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.  
 
IN WICHITA...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 47 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE  
RECORD OF 52 DEGREES SET IN 2009.  
 
IN SALINA...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS ALSO 47 DEGREES AND THIS, TOO,  
BROKE THE RECORD OF 52 SET ALSO SET IN 2009.  
 
IN CHANUTE...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 50 DEGREES. THIS TIED THE MARK  
SET IN 2009.  
 
IN RUSSELL...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 46 DEGREES. THIS BROKE THE  
RECORD OF 50 DEGREES SET IN 1969.  
 
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES WERE ALSO SET OR TIED.  
 
IN WICHITA...THE LOW WAS 31 DEGREES, WHICH BROKE THE RECORD OF 33  
DEGREES THAT HAD BEEN SET IN 1974 AS WELL AS IN 1943.  
 
IN RUSSELL...THE LOW WAS 23 DEGREES, WHICH TIED THE RECORD SET IN  
1952.  
 

 
 
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