Despite the smokey conditions, the NWS Eureka reported a record breaking high temperature in Eureka today at 87 degrees.
The National Weather Service in Eureka is reporting record high temperature was set in Eureka today at 87 degrees, breaking the previous record of 79 degrees in 1945 and also ties the September and all time record high set on Sept. 2, 2017.
Read the full NWS report, that includes a record breaking temperature report in Crescent City as well, below.
RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
245 PM PDT MON SEP 28 2020
...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES SET AT EUREKA AND CRESCENT CITY CA...
A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 95 WAS SET AT CRESCENT CITY CA TODAY. THIS SHATTERED THE OLD RECORD OF 89 SET IN 1921.
A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 87 WAS SET AT EUREKA CA TODAY. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 79 IN 1945. THIS ALSO TIED THE SEPTEMBER AND ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES SET ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2017.