Record-Breaking Weather Reported Across New York State
A record-breaking "winter" continues for the Hudson Valley and parts of New York State.
Temperatures on Wednesday across New York State felt more like spring than winter.
Records Set In Dutchess County, Albany County, Warren County
"It felt like late April this afternoon with widespread high temperatures in the 50s and 60s," the National Weather Service tweeted. "Today was the warmest day since November 12!"
The wild-warm-weather brought with it record-high temperatures across New York State.
"New record highs were set at Albany and Glens Falls and tied at Poughkeepsie," the National Weather Service stated.
Poughkeepsie, New York Ties Record
The high temperature on Wednesday in Poughkeepsie, New York was 66 degrees, which tied a record set in 1954.
"A high temperature of 66 degrees was set at Poughkeepsie today," the National Weather Service stated. "This ties the old record of 66 degrees set in 1954. Daily temperature records at Poughkeepsie date back to 1931. However, there are gaps in the data from 1993 to 2000."
Record-Breaking Day In Albany, New York
Albany set a record high temperature with a high of 64, according to the National Weather Service. This shattered the previous record by nine degrees.
"A record high temperature of 64 degrees was set (in) Albany today. This breaks the old record of 55 degrees set in 2006. Daily temperature records at Albany date back to 1874."
New Weather Record Set In Glens Falls, New York
A new record-high was also recorded in Glens Falls, New York.
The new record for Feb. 15 in Glens Falls is now 59 degrees. The old record of 54 degrees was set in 2006.
Daily temperature records in Glens Falls date back to 1893, but there are some gaps in the data before 1949.