>> Friday, June 06, 2008
This note comes to us from our friends up at Grandfather Mountain....
DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORD BROKEN AT GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN FOR SECOND DAY IN A ROW GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, NC
The high temperature reading of 80 degrees at Grandfather Mountain on Thursday, June 5 broke the daily high temperature record of 75 degrees set in 1985 and tied in 2002. This is only the second time that a temperature of 80 degrees has been recorded in the month of June at Grandfather. This is also the second day in a row that a daily high temperature record has been broken at Grandfather. A warm 79 degrees recorded on Wednesday, June 4 broke the daily high temperature record of 74 degrees set in 2002. The all time highest temperature ever recorded at the official US Weather Service reporting station located next to the Mile High Swinging Bridge on Grandfather Mountain is 83 degrees set August 22, 1983 and again on July 26, 2005.
And the heat rolls on today...here is the 1pm temp map....ouch.