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NYC winter heatwave to cool off as wet weather creeps in

Record highs temperatures could continue through Tuesday before rain and wind reminds everyone it's actually December.

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The weekend's unseasonably warm weather will stick around till Tuesday, but will come with some darkened skies.

New Yorkers hit the streets in shorts and sandals amid record-breaking high temperatures that hit 66 degrees in Central Park.

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That last recorded high for mid December was 64 degrees — in 1923.

The National Weather Service forecasted Monday would keep with the weekend weather thanks to clear skies and sunshine, reaching up to 63 degrees, albeit with the catch of rain throughout the day.

The wet weather keeps up through the night, with a possible thunderstorm before clearing out by Tuesday morning.

Rain won't likely be a factor as a cold front begins to push through. Another high of 64 degrees through the end of Tuesday, and storms are likely to be replaced with wind gusts that could reach as strong as 40 m.p.h.

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Wednesday's temperatures drop back down to a high of 53 degrees, but is specter to keep sunny and clear.

The clouds make a comeback by Thursday, with a few more inches of rain expected to land as the mercury hits a high of 57 degrees.

The upcoming weekend won't be as warm as the previous one, but Friday Saturday and Sunday are likely to be mostly sunny and breeze, with a projected high of 51 by the week's end.

Both Saturday and Sunday, however, should sink 42 degree temperatures with a seasonal breeze.

 

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