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Many Record High Temperatures Set Monday Across the United States

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    The persistent flow of warm air across the country associated with the barrage of Pacific storms slamming the West Coast produced widespread record warm temperatures on Monday.  Some examples, showing the huge area of record warmth:

    • Traverse City, Michigan - all-time December high of 64
    • Lamoni, Iowa - all-time December high of 68
    • Rockford, Illinois - all-time December high of 69
    • Ottumwa, Iowa - all-time December high of 71
    • Springfield, Illinois - all-time December high of 74
    • Fort Smith, AR - 80°
    • Springfield, MO - 74°
    • Joplin, MO - 73°
    • Wichita, KS - 72°
    • Washington, DC - 71°
    • Indianapolis, IN - 69°
    • Wilmington, DE - 68°
    • Milwaukee, WI - 65°
    • Albuquerque, NM - 65°

    Observed Monday Highs...star indicates record high temperature for the date:

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