Record Stretch of September Heat Adds Another Day!

TOLEDO, Ohio (13abc Action News) - TUESDAY SEPT. 26, 2017

Toledo hit 92 degrees today at 3:34pm. This is ties the daily record high of 92 (set in 1998).

We did extend our record breaking streak of September heat though by one day. We've now spent 6 straight days at or above 90. The old record for days at or above 90 in September was 4 days, most recently set in 1978.

Cooler weather arrives tomorrow and it gets even cooler later in the week. Please watch 13abc Action News for additional information.

-Chief Meteorologist Jay Berschback

MONDAY SEPT. 25, 2017:

Today's high of 92 degrees sets a new record high temperature for September 25th (old record = 91 in 1891).

We've had high temperatures in the 90s for 5 straight days. This is the first time on record that we've had five straight days in September at or above 90 (records go back to the 1870s). The most recent extended September heat wave occurred from September 5th-8th in 1978.

The hot weather continues Tuesday with highs once again close to 90...perhaps day 6 in a row at or above 90! Cooler weather begins to filter into the area Wednesday with highs in the 70s. Even cooler Thursday, Friday and for the upcoming weekend with highs in the 60s.

Please check out the weather tab on 13abc.com for more details, and video, on our forecast.

-Chief Meteorologist Jay Berschback