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Weather Data for 18 Apr 1908

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Kitty Hawk Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionNESSWSSW
Wind ForceModerateCalmFreshFresh
SurfHighHighHighHigh
Barometer30.430.330.129.9
Thermometer52546060
Vessels SeenSchooners=7, Steamers=3
General RemarksNew Buildings; Test at 6 am; Crew Imployed in House Duty
KeeperA.B.L. Tillett Keeper



Kill Devil Hills Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionNNSSES
Wind ForceLightLightFreshFresh
SurfHighHighHighHigh
Barometer30.13029.929.75
ThermometerNo RecordNo RecordNo RecordNo Record
Vessels SeenSchooners=6, Steamers=2
General RemarksGeneral repairs to Station; Mr. Wilbur Wright of Dayton Ohio has bin staying at the Stations nights this week
KeeperJ.E. Ward Keeper



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