Record-Breaking Temperature February 21

The East Coast felt more like May than February 21, with temperatures of at least 30 degrees Fahrenheit above average for this time of year. All-time record high temperatures were set from Florida to the northern tip of Maine, as a southwest flow of air transported mild, moisture-laden air from the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. 

These records add to the milestones already achieved on Tuesday, when cities like Boston and Washington, D.C. broke records. Mirroring the state of our politics, the U.S. is split in two, with record cold across the West, heat in the East, and flooding rains and even thundersleet (yes, thundersleet) in between.

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