GRAY  — The National Weather Service says the warm spell is shattering records in Maine.

The temperature on Sunday rose to 76 degrees in Portland, breaking the old record of 63 degrees set in 1991.

For the second straight day, a new high was reached in Bangor, where it got up to 77 degrees. That was 11 degrees higher than the old record in 1991.

And in far northern Maine, the mercury reached 73 degrees in Caribou. That was the third consecutive day for a new high and broke the previous record of 62 degrees, in 1987.

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