July on Christmas?
In parts of the U.S. accustomed to cozying up to the fireplace this time of year, it’s going to feel more like summer thanks to the record-breaking holiday heat.
Just after midnight Friday, a daily record high reached 66 degrees in New York City’s Central Park, besting the previous record of 64 degrees in 1982, according to the National Weather Service.
The unseasonable warmth follows an exceptionally balmy Christmas Eve, when the mercury hit a record 72 in Central Park — rivaling temperatures this past July for the city.
Washington, D.C., could see temperatures soar to more than 70 degrees — possibly eclipsing the…
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