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Weather Data for 13 Sep 1900

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Kitty Hawk Weather Station
Wind DirectionWind VelocityHigh TemperatureLow TemperaturePrecipitation
SWNo Record8668No Record



Kitty Hawk Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionNWNNEESE
Wind ForceLightModerateModerateModerate
SurfModerateModerateRoughRough
Barometer30303030
ThermometerNo RecordNo RecordNo RecordNo Record
Vessels SeenNo Record
General RemarksTN Sandlin on watch for the day; Telephone Test at 6 am; Drilled on Beach Geer and Landed no 6 from pole to crotch in 5 minutes distance of 55 yards gun at 15 degrees Throwing no 7 shot line 180 yards; Exp 2 oze Powder, 1 Bag, 2 Primers; Keeper on day Leave
KeeperS.J. Payne Keeper



Kill Devil Hills Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionWNENEE
Wind ForceFreshLightLightLight
SurfModerateStrongStrongStrong
Barometer29.9529.9730.0430.05
Thermometer84787981
Vessels SeenNo Record
General RemarksJW Melson on day Watch; Test 6 am; Drilled With Beach Apparatus distance from Crotch to Pole 60 yards time not Taken; Exspended 2 ozs Powder 1 friction Primer 1 Cartridge Bag
KeeperJ.E. Ward Keeper




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