Arctic blast sets record lows in New York area

Posted at 8:42 AM, Nov 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-11 08:42:51-05

More record low temperatures were set in parts of the New York area Saturday morning.

Temperatures in Central Park dropped to 24 degrees, beating the record of 28 degrees in 1933.

Records were also broken in Newark, Bridgeport, and LaGuardia Airport, with temperatures ranging from 22 to 26 degrees, beating records set in 1956, according to the National Weather Service.

In JFK, temperatures dropped to 24, beating the 1973 record of 28 degrees.

The weather is expected to only reach highs in the 30s Saturday.

On Friday, the arctic blast brought freezing mark early Friday evening with temperatures dropping to 26 degrees in Central Park, shattering a 103-year-old record of 27 degrees.