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Tag Archives: Record heat
Heat Wave: 1901
“Fair tonight and Wednesday continued warm”* A prosaic statement for sure, but warm failed to describe the conditions being dealt with by local individuals during the last two weeks of July 1901. Drought, heat and humidity controlled our area, and … Continue reading
Heat Wave: 1936
Just as the Mississippi River is beginning to recede and festivals appear on our riverfront, we suddenly have a new weather focus – summer temperatures. The warmth of July is suddenly here and July warmth will soon melt into the … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged 1936, August 1936, Davenport Centennial, Heat Wave, July 1936, Record Cold, Record heat, Summer, Winter 3 Comments