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Another RECORD WAS SMASHED Monday as the Southern Tier measured RECORD-BREAKING HEAT for the third time in five days. Monday's high of 82 degrees shattered the old record of 76 degrees for Oct. 8 recorded in 1993 at the Greater Binghamton Airport. The normal high temperature for the date is 59 degrees. The Weather Service recorded record-breaking high temperatures for the individual dates - on Thursday with 85 degrees, Friday with 85 degrees, and Saturday with 82 degrees.

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WASHINGTON D.C. - The Washington region is in the grips of a heat wave, and they cracked some longtime records. Thermometers at Dulles International Airport reached 91 degrees, BREAKING THE RECORD set in 1982. Thurgood Marshall-Baltimore Washington International Airport topped out at 89 degrees, cracking the 88-degree record set in 1931. And Reagan National Airport flirted with the 88-degree record set in 1931, reaching 87 degrees on Monday. The normal high temperature for October 8th is 71 degrees.

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