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Heat Breaks A Record In South Florida

Florida, USA
The official temperature hit 97 degrees in parts of South Florida on Sunday, setting a NEW RECORD and raising concerns about coping with the heat. The high temperatures are UNUSUAL in South Florida, which usually sees summer heat moderated and cooled by sea breezes. The record of 97 beat the previous record by 1 degree, and is 6 degree above normal. Some areas of South Florida were even hotter. A weather pattern keeping thunderstorms at bay has also caused caused the heat to linger, and when combined with high humidity, created conditions where it feels like it was 104 degrees or more.

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