An unusually strong cold front for the time of a year hit much of southern United States on July 24 and 25, 2019, bringing record-low July temperatures to numerous cities throughout the region. Lower temperatures will continue across much of the region through the rest of the week.
Numerous cities experienced record-low temperatures on July 24, including 14.4 °C (58 °F) at Altus, OK, Decatur, AL and Salina, KS, 13.1 °C (61 °F) in Anderson, SC, 17.2 °C (63 °F) in Abilene, TX and 17.7 °C (64 °F) in North Little Rock, AR.
July 25 brought record-low 15 °C (59 °F) to San Angelo, TX, breaking the previous record of 15.5 °C (60 °F);
14.4 °C (58 °F) to Austin, TX, breaking the previous record of 19.4 °C (67 °F) set in 2000;
15.5 °C (60 °F) to Little Rock, AR, breaking the previous record of 16.1 °C (61 °F) set in 2000;
and 15.5 °C (60 °F) to Waco, TX, breaking the previous record of 18.3 °C (65 °F) set in 1911.
On Friday morning, July 26, the unseasonably cool air will challenge temperature records that date back to 1904 in Victoria (20.5 °C / 69 °F) and San Antonio (19.4 °C / 67 °F), AccuWeather meteorologists said.
Featured image credit: GFS, TropicalTidbits
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