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Record Heat Hammers Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C., USA

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport recorded a high of 102 degrees, which topped the 101 degree record set in 1930.
Temperatures at Washington Dulles International Airport reached 101 degrees, which beat the 1980 record of 98 degrees.
And at Thurgood Marshall Baltimore Washington International Airport set a new record at 102 degrees beating the previous record of 99 set in 1980.The heat wave left residents sweating through the ninth consecutive day of 90-degree temperatures in the Washington area, which might not some relief until this weekend, meteorologists said.

Heatwave Elsewhere

Albany's high temperature reached a RECORD 106-degrees Tuesday.

FINLAND - The RECORD TEMPERATURE FOR THIS SUMMER WAS BROKEN in various parts of Ostrobothnia on Tuesday. The highest temperatures of +29.3°C were measured in Ylistaro and Kauhava in Southern Ostrobothnia, while in Haapavesi the readings were +29.1°C at their warmest. On Tuesday, the heat wave swept across most parts of the country. The previous record temperature this year of +29°C was registered on June 9th. It was measured in Suomusjärvi in Western Finland. The warm air mass brought by a high-pressure system, settled on the western side of Finland, is dominating the weather.
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