Thursday was hot – record hot

Published 10:52 am Saturday, May 29, 2010

FRANKLIN—Franklin’s high temperature of 95 degrees Thursday was a record for the city on May 27, according to the website Weather Underground.

The city’s previous May 27 record of 92 degrees was set in 1992, according to the website.

The National Weather Service keeps official records dating back to the 1800s for the region in Norfolk. That city’s high temperature was only 83 degrees Thursday, far short of the record high of 98 degrees set in 1880.

Friday’s high temperature in Franklin was 84 degrees.

After a rainy Saturday, the National Weather Service predicts a sunny remainder of the Memorial Day weekend. The forecast for Memorial Day is sunny with a high around 90.