Friday's heat shattered records all over the place
Here are some of the high temperature records broken and set on Friday, from the National Weather Service:
Newark, NJ: 108 degrees, breaking the 101-degree record for the date, and the 105-degree all-time high set Aug. 9, 2001. Records began in 1931.
Washington Dulles: 105 degrees, breaking the daily record of 98 degrees set in 1998. It is also the highest temperature on record for the airport - 104 degrees, set July 16, 1988 and matched Aug. 20, 1983.
Hartford, CT: 103 degress, breaking the 101-degree daily record and the all-time record of 102 degrees., set July 6, 2010.
Bridgeport, CT: 103 degrees, tied the daily record and the all-time record, both set in 1957.
New daily records were also set in New York City (104 degrees in Central Park); Atlantic City (104 degrees); Philadelphia (102 degrees); Georgetown, DE (103 degrees); Trenton, NJ (103 degrees); Bangor, ME (97 degrees), and Boston, MA (103 degrees, a tie).