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Tuesday was so hot that the low was a record high

It was so warm Tuesday that even the low was a high.

Buffalo tied a record for its low temperature on Tuesday at 75 degrees.

The National Weather Service announced Wednesday morning that Tuesday's low of 75 tied the record "warm minimum temperature" for Aug. 28, which was set in 1977.

Tuesday's low of 75 degrees came at 1:26 a.m. while the high was 85 at 5:33 p.m.

The high for Aug. 28 was 92, reached in 1952 and 1948.

The normal temperature for Aug. 28 is usually a high of 77 and a low of 68.

The warm weather is expected to continue Wednesday, with the weather breaking with some thunderstorms forecast in the late afternoon.

The National Weather Service has issued a "Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of Western New York" Wednesday and Thursday.

"Thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and continue into the evening hours as a cold front crosses the region. Some of these storms may be strong to severe, with damaging winds and heavy rainfall as the main threats."

The forecast calls for things to cool off Thursday, with a high of 71.

 

 

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