CARIBOU, Maine — Northern Maine has recorded a fourth consecutive day of 80-degree weather, something that a weather forecaster describes as “unprecedented.”

The National Weather Service says the temperature hit 88 degrees on Tuesday for a second consecutive day in Caribou.

All told, there have been four consecutive daily high temperature records set in the city. Meteorologist Victor Nouhan (NOO’-han) says it’s the longest streak of 80-degree days recorded this late in the season in Caribou.

Forecasters say there’s going to be a gradual cooldown and temperatures will turn more autumn-like by Thursday.

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