Record setting cold in KAKEland

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An arctic cold front has plunged temperatures across the Eastern half of the United States and as a result many communities in KAKEland set record morning lows Tuesday. 

Just before 7am Tuesday morning, the temperature at Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita dipped to 8°, breaking the old record of 9° set in 1911. Records from 1911 were also broken in Salina, Medicine Lodge, Dodge City and Garden City.

Salina 3° Previous Record 8° 1911

Russell 3° Previous Record 6° 1986

Dodge City 4° Previous Record 5° 1911

Garden City -1° Previous Record 7° 2018

Medicine Lodge 4° Previous Record 9° 1911

Warmer temperatures are expected the remainder of the week. 

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