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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 15 - LAST VESTIGE OF WARMTH?
We're halfway through November, and the warmth of summer continues to fade in the
weather rear-view mirror. But even this time of year, warmth sometimes makes a
comeback for a day or two. In fact today, November 15, is the latest in the year
when the temperature has reached 80oF in this area.
This happened just seven years ago, in 1993. We'd just gone through what was, at that
time, the hottest summer on record. Above-average warmth had continued into August,
September, and October, and on November 15, the temperature soared to a record high
in Philadelphia - 81oF.
Philadelphia wasn't alone -
Wilmington's 80oF and Atlantic City's 80oF were also
record highs, as well as being the latest in the year that a temperature that high has
been recorded in those two cities.
And though records are made to be broken, we'll have to settle for the 40s and 50s
over the next few days, and there's a good chance we won't see another 80oF
reading until next spring.