Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco had a record high temperature for the day on Tuesday, a day after record rainfall.
Temperatures reached 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. That smashed the previous record high of 59 degrees, set on Dec. 8, 1989.
The record precipitation for Dec. 7 was reported Monday, with 0.62 inches falling in Pasco, the weather service said. The previous record was set in 1973.
Another above-normal temperature of 58 degrees is predicted Wednesday, with rain likely in the morning, the weather service said.
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