Record Heat In Bangor, Northern Maine Thursday
Bangor and a number of northern Maine communities saw record-high temperatures Thursday.
The temperature recorded at Bangor International Airport Thursday at 3 p.m. was 91 degrees, breaking the city's previous record for May 18, which was 87 degrees in 1936, according to the National Weather Service in Caribou.
Also at 3 p.m., it was 89 degrees in Houlton and 91 degrees in Millinocket, record highs.
Cooler temperatures are predicted for Friday, with TV5 meteorologist Todd Simcox expecting highs to be in the 60s to around 70. Simcox said it may be even cooler Saturday with highs in the upper 50s to mid-60s.