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Februarys will continue to get warmer, which is good for picnics but bad for humans

Our fingerprints are all over this week’s record-breaking heat.

Temperatures across the United States on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 3 pm.

Temperatures across the United States on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 3 pm.

NOAA

Summer came early to New York City on Wednesday, as to a record  — more than 30 degrees than the average February high. Up and down the the East Coast, from to to to , an unusual warm spell .

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