April 23rd, 2009 | City

Weekend temperatures could set records

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With term papers, impending exams and the generally depressing onslaught of schoolwork that seems to have consumed most of campus this week, the only thing keeping us going at this point is the hope of basking in the sunny weather and 80-degree temperatures that will roll into the Elm City this weekend, as we noted yesterday.

Well, the folks at WTNH have an updated forecast: Sunday’s high temperature is now projected at no less than 90 degrees.  Yes, really. (No wonder R.K. Pachauri got that Nobel Prize.)

According to The Weather Channel, that would shatter the previous record temperature for April 26 in New Haven, 78 degrees, which was set in 1960.  Saturday’s projected high temperature — 82 degrees, according to WTNH — would tie the all-time record, which was also set in 1960.