Hottest day of the year recorded at Toledo Express today


Today is both the hottest day of the year so far at Toledo Express Airport, and also the hottest Sept. 10 on record.

The 4 p.m. reading of 96 degrees beat the previous Sept. 10 mark of 95, set in 1983. It's also two degrees warmer than the 94-degree highs from July 18 and 19 that had been the hottest previous days of 2013 at the airport, which is Toledo's official National Weather Service reporting station.

More 90-degree weather is forecast for Wednesday, along with thunderstorms possible late in the day ahead of a cold front that is expected to bring sharply cooler, more autumnal weather for the end of the week.

It also will be sticky for a second night, with a low only in the lower 70s Wednesday morning. A heat advisory is in effect in Toledo and surrounding areas until 8 p.m. today local time because of the combination of high heat and high humidity.