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Record Heat Causes Power Outages in Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Summer showed up early in Wichita. The city baked under 102 degree temperatures yesterday (SUN). The National Weather Service says it's the earliest the temperature ever broke the 100 degree mark in the city. The previous record for May 4 was 94 degrees, set in 1963. It's also the earliest day in the year the city went over 100. The previous record was May 9, 2011. The heat caused widespread power outages in Sedgwick County. Westar Energy says about 12,000 customers lost power Sunday.

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