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November arrives like a lamb, high temperature set Wednesday

| Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday's temperature of 80 degrees broke Pittsburgh's record high for Nov. 2, according to the National Weather Service.

The previous high was 78, set in 1933.

Wednesday's mark tied the second-warmest temperature ever recorded in Pittsburgh in November, said Rihaan Gangat, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Moon.

The city's high temperature also reached 80 degrees on Nov. 1, 1950, and Nov. 5, 1948. November 1950 also saw perhaps the worst snowstorm in the city's history—30.5 inches over 60 hours starting the day after Thanksgiving.

The weather service's temperature records date to 1871, Gangat said.

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