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Record Highs Around Bay Area Tuesday

Record highs were set in Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, Mountain View and Salinas on Tuesday, the National Weather Service reported.

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It may be the middle of winter, but it was the warmest Jan. 14 on record in several parts of the Bay Area today.

San Francisco's airport broke a 65-year-old record, reaching 72 degrees to top the old mark of 67 set in 1948, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather agency reported that several other spots also saw new highs, beating old records all set in 2009:

Downtown Oakland saw 73 today, up from the previous high of 70, and Oakland International Airport reached 74, up 9 degrees from the previous high mark.

San Jose hit 76, up from 73, while Mountain View topped out at 74, just barely surpassing the old record of 73.

In John Steinbeck country, Salinas hit 80 tying its record.

The forecast for Berkeley calls for sunny skies and warm temperatures the next three days with highs of 71 Wednesday, 70 Thursday and 67 Friday, the weather agency said.

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