Meteorologist: Record-high temperature likely to be set Wednesday

Meteorologist: Record-high temperature likely to be set Wednesday



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A new record-high temperature is expected to be set Wednesday.

The warmest Feb. 21 on record was set almost 90 years ago in 1930, at 63 degrees, according to Gary Lessor, meteorologist with the Weather Center at Western Connecticut State University. 

Temperatures around 65 degrees are forecast in the Meriden area tomorrow, with partly-cloudy skies.

As of about 1 p.m., Tuesday’s high temperature was around 60 degrees and mostly-sunny skies.

Lessor said the warmest February day on record in the state was set on Feb. 24, 1985, when the high temperature reached 73 degrees.

bwright@record-journal.com
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