Heat Consumes Cove
25 Years Ago
July 23, 2020
Herald of July 20, 1995
The thermometer at the Morrisons Cove office at the Mid-State Bank & Trust Co., Martinsburg, showed 112 degrees. The Flight Data Center at Blair County Airport reported 98 degrees. Area residents just knew it was extremely hot on Saturday, July 15, and were trying to stay as cool as possible. The Hershberger Memorial Pool in Martinsburg had 684 total admissions for Saturday. The airport reported highs of 90 degrees on July 13 and 93 degrees on July 14.
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