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Tuesday’s 95 degrees tied record high for the date

October 2, 2018

The 95-degree temperature across the region on Tuesday tied a high temperature recorded in 1953 and 1884, according to the National Weather service in Moon.

The same warm, humid weather is predicted until at least Thursday, the weather service said.

Heat index values, the “feels like” temperature were recorded in the upper 90s across the majority of the region, including 99 in Murrysville and Plum.

More of the same, weather-wise, can be expected on Wednesday.

Steamy weather and a possible thunderstorm can be expected. Daytime temperatures of 92 or more are predicted from Pittsburgh north into Butler County and into the high 80s east of the region.

However, a cold front is anticipated to reduce the daytime temperature a by a few degrees on Thursday, according to the weather service.

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