A 108-year-old record has been broken in the Harrisburg area for Oct. 18, according to the National Weather Service in State College. A record high temperature of 83 degrees was set at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The record is expected to increase. The old record of 82 degrees was set in 1908.
Rain over the next few days is expected as temperatures are expected to drop by the weekend.
“Following a surge of unusual warmth in the northeastern U.S., a round of soaking rain will arrive during late week and a blast of chilly air will follow,” Jordan Root, a meteorologist with AccuWeather said in a prepared forecast.
The high temperatures are expected to drop by this weekend with highs in the 50s, according to the National Weather Service.
On Wednesday, there is a slight chance of rain showers after 2 p.m. On Thursday and Friday, there is a chance of rain, both during the day and at night.
The high on Monday was 80. The low will be around 64 on Tuesday evening and the high on Wednesday will be near 80.
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According to the National Weather Service’s extended forecast as of 3:15 p.m. Tuesday:
Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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