Berks Hits 100 Again; Thunderstorms Cool County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Berks County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Berks County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The mercury surged to 100 degrees Wednesday, a record high, ahead of cooling thunderstorms that did little to alleviate dry conditions in Berks County.

The century mark was reached shortly after 1 p.m. at Reading Regional Airport, the official National Weather Service station in Berks.

The 100 bettered the previous record of 98 from 1953 and 1999.

Read more: http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=399974

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