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Sunday Scorcher: Russell Sets New Record High Temperature

HeatSunday's warmth was some of the warmest on record for so early in the year and a few records were broken, including in Russell.

According to the National Weather Service in Wichita, Salina recorded its earliest 90-plus degree temperature and Russell recorded its second earliest 90-plus degree reading.

Russell hit 90 degrees Sunday, breaking the previous March 19 record high of 83 set in 1972.

Salina hit 92 degrees Sunday, breaking the previous record high of 86 set in 1907.

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