Tri-Cities breaks 80-year temperature record Tuesday

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – If it felt extra hot on Tuesday, that’s because it was.

The Tri-Cities broke the record high temperature for September 10 with a temperature of 96 degrees recorded at the Tri-Cities Airport.

The previous record was 95 degrees set in 1939.

Record temperatures were also recorded in Knoxville.

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