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Today (June 21st) is the official first day of summer

Today is the summer solstice. The summer solstice’s exact moment is when the sun sits directly over the Tropic of Cancer (the 23.5° north latitude mark).

The solstice is the longest day of the year for us in Tippah County.

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Jon Ross Myers

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