Greensboro sets a record high temp for June 16

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Fourth-grader Lamaratou Seydou enjoys the water during a hot field day on the last day of the school year at Morehead Elementary School, on Tuesday. (Joseph Rodriguez/News & Record)

RALEIGH, N.C. — At 98, Greensboro has broken its record high for June 16 — and the day isn’t over yet.

The temperature should continue to rise through the afternoon.

The old record was 96, set in 1914.