FORECAST: New record high temperature set Wednesday

Wednesday: A 71-year-old record high temperature was broken Wednesday at 86 degrees. The previous high was 82 degrees set back in 1945.

We will make a run at the record high of 83 degrees, set back in 1945. Breezy west winds will aid in the warm-up before a cold front comes through Wednesday afternoon. It will add some high clouds and keep the winds up, but it won’t cool us down today.

Pollen count and allergy conditions will likely go up through midweek as dry conditions return.

Make sure to stay hydrated and apply the sunscreen if you will be outside for long periods of time on Wednesday.

Thursday: A few spotty showers will be possible for St. Patrick's Day, but not everyone will see the rain.

Temperatures will fall slightly into the lower 70s with additional cloud cover.

No severe weather is expected from storms that form on Thursday, but some breezy conditions and brief, heavy rain will be possible.

Friday: Temperatures will continue to fall as we head into the end of the work week, with highs in the upper 60s.

Friday will be by far the most comfortable day to take the lunch outdoors, dinner on the patio or just spend some extra time in the sunshine with the winds staying light.

Weekend preview: A very spring-like weekend is ahead of us, with temps topping off in the 50s and 60s and overnight lows dipping into the 30s and 40s.

Showers will be possible at the end of the weekend on Sunday with extra cloud cover.

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