Warm Winter: Boston temperatures set new record high Thursday

BOSTON, Mass — What was already a balmy winter reached a new high on Thursday.

Temperatures in Boston reached 62 degrees Thursday afternoon, breaking the previous mark of 60 degrees reached on this date in 1910 and 1882, according to the National Weather Service in Boston.

The warmth record was actually broken twice Thursday. Temperatures at Logan Airport reached 61 degrees earlier in the morning.

Providence also set a new temperature record, crossing the 62-degree threshold at approximately 9:22 a.m.

Showers will arrive after 4 PM, and will likely fall during the evening commute and dinner time.

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