High Temperature for Today, Feb. 20, in Record Range

Published Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1:55 pm

Photographer Todd Bush caught a striking sun ray emanating from Grandfather’s silhouette on Sunday evening. Photo by Todd Bush

By Jesse Wood

The high temperature on President’s Day is forecasted to be nearly 70 degrees in Boone.

RaysWeather.com noted that the temps later this afternoon will be about 20-degrees above the average high for this date, Feb. 20. Today’s high is forecasted to be 68 and that happens to be the record high from 1939.

“It’s not what we expected for Presidents’ Day and certainly not what skiers wanted, but it’s what we got,” according to RaysWeather.com’s forecast discussion for Boone. “Record highs for the date are in the upper 60’s (all from the “Dust Bowl” year of 1939).”  

For the rest of the week, the weather is forecasted to be unseasonably warm. The highs are expected to range from high 50s to low 60s and the lows are forecasted to be mid-to-high 40s.

For more on the weather, click to RaysWeather.com.

To see more Todd Bush photography, click here. 

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