Baltimore-Washington Area Hits 90, Breaks Record

WASHINGTON (AP) — A spring heat wave is breaking records around the Washington area.

The National Weather Service says the temperature hit 90 degrees Wednesday afternoon at Reagan National Airport, breaking the previous record of 89 degrees set in 1922. The weather service says the temperature also hit 90 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, breaking the previous record of 89 degrees, also set in 1922.

National Weather Service meteorologist Jared Klein says the lowest temperature on record for the date at Reagan National is 28, set in 1997. The lowest high temperature for the date in Washington is 41 degrees, set in 1894.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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