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A high pressure system drifting across the lower

By The Associated Press Published: August 6, 1997 12:00 AM

A high pressure system drifting across the lower Great Lakes is providing the unseasonably cool temperatures by pumping a northerly flow of air into the state.

Record lows were set at several northern Ohio locations early this morning as the mercury dipped into the mid-40s. Temperatures generally were in the 50s in the south.

Highs on Thursday will range from the upper 70s in the northeast to the low 80s in the southwest.

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The record-high temperature for this date at the Columbus weather

station was 102 degrees in 1918 while the record low was 48 in 1948.

Sunset tonight will be at 8:40 p.m. and sunrise Thursday at 6:36


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