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June 25, 2013
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Carson City’s odd-for-summer weather coming to end

Carson City’s record low for June 25 is 30 degrees, set in 1975. It didn’t get quite that chilly Tuesday, but it felt more like winter than the fifth day of summer. That’s because of an unusual-for-summer weather phenomenon, said Mark Faucette, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Reno. He said a plume of moisture carried by mid- and upper-level winds crossed the Pacific Ocean in the past few days. “It’s atypical for mid-June. It’s more like a wintertime event,” he said, adding, “We really don’t know if it’s ever happened before (in June), but it’s not common.” …

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