Warmest Christmas Eve on record for Hampton Roads

Posted at 7:41 PM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 19:41:08-05

Hampton Roads, Va. – Record high temperatures were shattered Thursday across Hampton Roads and Northeastern NC, making way for one of the most unseasonably warm Decembers in history.

In Norfolk, a record high temperature of 82 degrees was set.  This breaks the old record of 75 set in 1891.

In Elizabeth City, NC, a record high temperature of 77 degrees was set. This breaks the old record of 75 in 1990.

For Wallops Island, a record high of 71 degrees was set. The old record was 70 in 1990.

And at Cape Hatteras, a record high was also set.  Thursday, high temperatures reached 75 degrees. This shatters the old record of 72 set in 1990.

More record breaking heat is possible for Christmas Day. We’ll keep you posted from the Live VIPIR Forecast Center.