Second day of warmth bathes New England

Bostonians ditched their parkas and mittens for a second day as record-breaking warm temperatures again bathed the region in spring like temperatures.
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BOSTON (AP) Bostonians ditched their parkas and mittens for a second day as record-breaking warm temperatures again bathed the region in spring like temperatures.

In Boston, the mercury reached a wildly unseasonable 72 degrees.

That smashed the record of 61 degrees for the day set in 1913, 1975, and 2017.

It was also only the fourth time since records began being kept in 1872 that Boston saw any January day reach 70 or above. Saturday was the third day to reach that mark.

Temperatures are expected to dip back into the 30s and 40s for much of the week.

A bit south on Sunday, the National Weather Service reported a record high 68 degrees in New York City's Central Park.