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Baltimore weather: Temperatures tie an 88-year-old record high

Just days after a light snow fell on the region, the Baltimore area tied an 88-year-old heat record Tuesday, according to National Weather Service data.

Temperatures hit 76 degrees at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday afternoon, matching the record high for Feb. 20 set in 1930. The average high for Feb. 20 is 46 degrees.

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The warm weather will stick around Wednesday, with the high forecast to hit 76 degrees again. Temperatures are expected to dip Thursday, with a high of 49 degrees and an 80 percent chance of rain.

The National Weather Service recorded 2.2 inches of snow at BWI last weekend. But temperatures rose quickly, with a high of 48 degrees Sunday.

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