Today is going to be a HOT one across New York.

As we head into the weekend, a massive warm front is expected to bring record or near-record highs across the Empire State.

In Western New York, it looks Buffalo will set a new record. The predicted high is 89, while the old record set in 1919 is 87.

In central New York, Binghamton is expected to se a new record, while Syracuse is looking at tieing the current record high.  


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The good news is that we are looking at more normal temperatures for next week. A cool front will be moving across the state starting this weekend which will help bring down the heat. Some places will see a 20-degree drop in their high temperatures by Tuesday.

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