PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
458 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2011

...INTENSE HEAT TO CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEAST FOR A COUPLE MORE 
DAYS...

A VERY STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT HAS BUILT 
EASTWARD ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS THIS WEEKEND HAS HELPED TO 
SHATTER DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE AREA AND 
ESTABLISH TOP 5 ALL TIME HIGH TEMPERATURES AT EACH OF THE FOUR 
PRIMARY CLIMATE SITES.

HERE ARE THE FIVE WARMEST TEMPERATURES RECORDED FOR THE FOUR PRIMARY 
CLIMATE SITES...UPDATED THROUGH TODAY (8/28):

                  CITY OF           HOUSTON
                  HOUSTON            HOBBY

               109  8/27/2011    108  9/04/2000
               109  9/04/2000    107  9/05/2000
               108  9/05/2000    106  8/27/2011
               108  8/18/1909    106  8/13/1962
               107  9/01/2000    105  8/09/1962

                  COLLEGE           CITY OF
                  STATION          GALVESTON

               112  9/04/2000    104  9/05/2000
               111  9/05/2000    101  9/04/2000 
               110  7/11/1917    101  7/16/1932
               109  8/28/2011    100  8/27/2011
               109  8/27/2011    100  7/08/1939

(NOTE: 100-DEGREE TEMPERATURES HAVE ONLY OCCURRED SIX TIMES TOTAL 
ON RECORD IN GALVESTON)

HERE ARE SOME OTHER CLIMATE RECORDS ESTABLISHED DURING THIS 
RECORD BREAKING SUMMER.

MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS AT HOUSTON (DOWNTOWN/IAH):
(RECORDS SINCE 1889)

 1. 24 DAYS - ENDING 8/24/2011
 2. 14 DAYS - ENDING 7/19/1980
 3. 11 DAYS - ENDING 8/05/1998
 4.  9 DAYS - ENDING 7/03/1980
 5.  8 DAYS - ENDING 9/05/2000
 6.  8 DAYS - ENDING 8/21/1993
 7.  8 DAYS - ENDING 8/14/1962
 8.  7 DAYS - ENDING 6/29/2009
 9.  7 DAYS - ENDING 8/02/1986
10.  7 DAYS - ENDING 6/22/1902

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS IN A YEAR FOR HOUSTON (DOWNTOWN/IAH): 
(RECORDS SINCE 1889)

 1. 38 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/28/2011)
 2. 32 DAYS - 1980 
 3. 24 DAYS - 1998
 4. 20 DAYS - 2000
 5. 19 DAYS - 1902
 6. 17 DAYS - 2009
 7. 16 DAYS - 1909
 8. 14 DAYS - 1993
 9. 13 DAYS - 1907
10. 10 DAYS - 1999

MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS AT COLLEGE STATION:
(RECORDS SINCE 1910)

 1. 30 DAYS - ENDING 8/04/1998
 2. 26 DAYS - ENDING 8/24/2011
 3. 26 DAYS - ENDING 8/23/1917
 4. 25 DAYS - ENDING 8/14/1937
 5. 25 DAYS - ENDING 8/10/1913
 6. 24 DAYS - ENDING 8/16/1944
 7. 22 DAYS - ENDING 8/17/1951 
 8. 18 DAYS - ENDING 8/09/1958
 9. 16 DAYS - ENDING 8/24/2010
10. 15 DAYS - ENDING 8/02/1914

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS IN A YEAR FOR COLLEGE STATION: 
(RECORDS SINCE 1910)

 1. 58 DAYS - 1917
 2. 55 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/28/2011)
 3. 54 DAYS - 2009
 4. 51 DAYS - 1998
 5. 49 DAYS - 1913
 6. 48 DAYS - 2000
 7. 48 DAYS - 1925
 8. 47 DAYS - 1948
 9. 47 DAYS - 1937
10. 44 DAYS - 1951

MOST CONSECUTIVE 100-DEGREE DAYS AT HOUSTON/HOBBY:
(RECORDS SINCE 1931)

 1.  9 DAYS - ENDING 8/14/1962
 2.  7 DAYS - ENDING 9/05/2000
 3.  6 DAYS - ENDING 8/15/1948
 4.  4 DAYS - ENDING 8/19/2011
 5.  4 DAYS - ENDING 8/11/2011
 6.  4 DAYS - ENDING 7/16/2000 

(STRETCH OF FOUR DAYS OCCURRED ON SEVERAL EARLIER OCCASIONS)

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS IN A YEAR FOR HOUSTON/HOBBY: 
(RECORDS SINCE 1931)

 1. 16 DAYS - 2011 (ONGOING AS OF 8/28/2011)
 2. 13 DAYS - 2000
 3. 13 DAYS - 1998
 4. 10 DAYS - 1948
 5.  9 DAYS - 1962 
 6.  8 DAYS - 1980
 7.  7 DAYS - 1951
 8.  7 DAYS - 1944
 9.  6 DAYS - 2009
10.  6 DAYS - 1934

MOST 100-DEGREE DAYS IN A YEAR FOR GALVESTON: 
(RECORDS SINCE 1874)

2 DAYS - 2000 
1 DAY  - 2011...1939...1932...AND 1924

(LISTS UPDATED THROUGH SUNDAY 8/28/2011

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