July 19, 1934 : 117 Degrees In Nebraska

“The unprecedented heat wave which has brought temperatures in America’s granary to the level of Death Valley heat continued unabated in the southwest today,

Government weather observers found no change in atmospheric conditions indicating a break in heat and drouth which has turned vast areas of normally fertile fields into desert- like stretches.

The death toll from the temperatures, which reached 117 degrees in some areas, has exceeded 20 in Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma the last few days. Nine succumbed within the last 24 hours, five in Nebraska, two in Missouri and one each in Texas and Oklahoma”

19 Jul 1934, 1 – Salt Lake Telegram at Newspapers.com

AZ 116, NE 115, MO 114, KS 113, IA 112, SD 112, IL 111, OK 111, TX 110

CA 108, CO 108, AR 107, MN 107, LA 106, MT 106, ID 105, WY 105, ND 104, UT 104, TN 103, GA 102, MS 102, NM 102, AL 101, VA 101, OH 100, OR 100

KY 99, SC 99, IN 98, MI 98, NV 98, NY 98, WV 98, WI 98, PA 97, FL 96, MD 96, VT 95, WA 95, NC 94, CT 93, NH 93, NJ 93, DE 91, ME 91, MA 90,

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1 Response to July 19, 1934 : 117 Degrees In Nebraska

  1. Rain Coast says:

    Thanks Tony, you are a warrior, hopefully the sheep wake up.

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