New Record Temperature Set Yesterday for one Kenai Peninsula Commuinty

Posted: June 18, 2013 at 6:26 am

An expansive ridge of high pressure over south central Alaska is continuing the string of unusually hot days.

Temperatures at many locations across the state reached the 80’s and 90’s yesterday, with a few new all time record highs being recorded including one on the Kenai Peninsula.

Yesterday, the Eastern Kenai Peninsula community of Seward reached a new all time high temperature of 88 degrees.

The previous record for Seward was 87 degrees which was set on July 4th, 1999.

Temperatures are expected to remain above normal today but expected to be cooler than yesterday.

The cooling trend is expected to continue tomorrow.

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