Cincinnati breaks nearly 50-year-old high temperature record

The high temperature Monday in Cincinnati broke a nearly 50-year-old record.

The temperature reached 85 degrees in Cincinnati and was the hottest April 15 since records were first kept beginning in May 1872, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

The previous record for April 15 was 84 degrees, set 48 years ago in 1976.

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