City reaches 106, breaking record of 101
With a warm morning and blazing afternoon, Lubbock saw two record-breaking temperatures Tuesday, June 4.
A high-pressure front and shifting dry line turned up the heat, with Lubbock’s daytime high reaching 106 degrees at 3:52 p.m. at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport compared to a previous record for the date of 101 tied in 2008, according to National Weather Service archives.
Lubbock’s low Tuesday morning of 74 degrees was the warmest low for June 4, breaking the previous record of 72 set in 2001.
Relief could come as soon as Wednesday, June 5.