Record high temperature set for Columbia

Columbia (WACH) -- Last week we were setting record low temperatures in the Midlands.

This week we are breaking record high temperatures.

Between 2:00 and 3:00 this afternoon the temperature at Columbia Metropolitan Airport reached 85 degrees, breaking the previous record of 83 degrees set in 1958.

Donâ??t get to comfortable with these mild temperatures.

A cold front moved through the Midlands this afternoon and colder air will settle in over the next 24 hours.

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