Grand Island continues to see a year of weather records
According to the National Weather Service in Hastings, the low temperature at Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island was 45 degrees Friday morning. This tied the previous record of 45 degrees set in 1943. This was the coolest low temperature on any August day since a reading of 45 degrees on Aug. 30, 2009, the NWS reported.
The coolest August low temperature on record for Grand Island is 38 degrees on Aug. 24, 1928.
Friday was also a cool morning in Hastings, as the NWS reported the low temperature at Hastings Municipal Airport was 48 degrees. This broke the previous record of 49 degrees set in 1943. It was the coolest low temperature on any day in August since a reading of 47 degrees on Aug. 30, 2009, the NWS reported.