December 5, 2001 at 10:47 PM EST - Updated July 12 at 3:10 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) - Unseasonably warm weather caused record highs across Ohio on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.
At Mansfield's airport, the temperature was 68 degrees at 2:37 p.m, which is 5 degrees higher than the previous high on this date set in 1998. At 2:38 p.m., the temperature at the Akron-Canton regional airport reached 69 degrees, breaking the old record high of 66 degrees in 1982.
The Youngstown-Warren regional airport was 71 degrees at 2:39 p.m., breaking the old record of 67 degrees set in 1982. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport was 71 degrees at 2:32 p.m., which is 4 degrees higher than the previous high of 67 degrees set in 1982.
At the Toledo Express Airport, the temperature at 2:36 p.m. was 70 degrees, which breaks the old record high for this date of 66 degrees set in 1998.
The Dayton International Airport recorded a temperature of 68 degrees at 3:51 p.m., which was 3 degrees higher than the old record of 65 degrees set in 1998.
And the temperature reached 70 degrees at Port Columbus International Airport at 3:53 p.m., breaking the old record high of 67 degrees in 1909.
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