EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Yesterday and today are days to remember here in East Texas. Record Daily Rainfall for Lufkin, Record Lowest High Temperature for the ENTIRE month of July for Longview, and Tyler, Lufkin and Longview broke Record Low-High Temperatures for the day. Here are the numbers...
Lufkin Daily Rainfall Record for 7/17/2014 (Yesterday) was 3.97" with the old record being 1.31" set back in 2004. This record was over 3 times the previous record daily rainfall with most of it falling Thursday evening.
Longview SMASHED the all time July Record Low-High temperature by 2 degrees at 71 degrees. The old record was 73 set back in 1925 and 1953. This is the record for this date as well, obviously!!!?
Tyler's record Low-High temperature for today was 72 degrees, smashing the old record of 83, back in 1990. This is for 7/18 only.
Lufkin's record Low-High temperature for today was 77 degrees with the old record being 83 degrees set back in 1967. What A Day!