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Can we blame climate change for February's record-breaking heat?

Oklahoma just saw temperatures close to triple digits
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February is usually marked by snowflakes, sleigh bells, and warm woolen mittens. But this year’s silver white winter prematurely melted into spring. 

Check the weather readout from Oklahoma.

Earlier this month, the Sooner State endured an uncommonly hot spell. Mangum, Oklahoma saw temperatures close to 100º F, setting a state record. The average February high in Mangum is 56º F

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