BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Wednesday is one for the record books.

Not only did Baltimore break its daily high-temperature record, but it also broke the all-time heat record for the month of October.

As of noon, the temperature at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was 95, wiping out the previous daily high-temperature record of 89 set in 1986.

At 2 p.m., the National Weather Service said the airport’s temperature reached 98 degrees, beating the all-time high for October of 97 degrees set back in 1941.

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The weather is expected to cool down by the weekend.

Baltimore County closed schools without air conditioning Wednesday. A full list of affected locations can be found here.

Stay up-to-date with the latest forecast by downloading the WJZ weather app.

Chelsea Ingram

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