031  
SXUS72 KCAE 162143  
RERAGS  
 
RECORD EVENT REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
542 PM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
..A NEW HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD HAS BEEN SET IN AUGUSTA GA
 
 
THE TEMPERATURE AT AUGUSTA REGIONAL BUSH FIELD ROSE TO 90 DEGREES  
THIS AFTERNOON, SETTING A NEW DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD FOR  
OCTOBER 16TH. THE OLD RECORD WAS 89 DEGREES SET ON OCTOBER 16TH IN  
1984.  
 
WITH A DEVELOPING UPPER-LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE BRINGING COOLER  
CANADIAN AIR DOWN INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN US DURING THE WEEK AHEAD,  
THIS MAY WELL BE THE LAST DAY OF 90 DEGREES PLUS WEATHER FOR  
AUGUSTA THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR.  
 
DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS DATE BACK TO 1873 IN THE AUGUSTA AREA.  
 

 
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