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In Washington, D.C., oppressive heat is reported, along with thunderstorms

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06/30/1865
Oppressive heat tormented the capital city, with temperatures approaching one hundred degrees.  Later in the day, thunderstorms with heavy rains were observed across the area.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"From Washington: Hot Weather," New York Times, July 1, 1865, p. 4. 

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