Poughkeepsie Set A New Record Yesterday

(Poughkeepsie, NY) -- Yesterday was a record setter in Poughkeepsie.

The National Weather Service says a record high was hit yesterday afternoon of 88 degrees breaking the old record of 84 degrees set back in 1954 and 2002. The weather service says the mercury hit 88 at 12:39pm. The temperature high today will likely be about thirty degrees colder as the high is predicted to be in the fifties.

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