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Record Winter Warmth?

22 Dec 2013, 10:28 am

Saturday marked the official start of winter, but Mother Nature didn’t get the memo. New records were set yesterday across the Eastern U.S. and more records will likely be broken again today.

We’re heating up in the Mid Atlantic again for Sunday — temperatures will be 20-30 degrees above average for many of us.

The view in Baltimore this morning looked more like a muggy spring day — complete with a rainbow!

Numerous locations could set new high temperature records, thanks to a surge of warm air coming in ahead of our next cold front. As the winds continue to blow from the south, more tropical warmth and humidity will filter northward and create showers and thunderstorms. This heat won’t last, though … cold, dry air quickly takes it’s place, just in time for Christmas.

Here are just a few cities that could be close to breaking records today:

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Thanks for checking in, and have a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! -Meteorologist Miranda Hilgers

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