Record-setting temps expected, heat advisory issued

Thursday is going to be hot. The National Weather Service (NWS) is expecting record-breaking temps to reach the mid-90s so a heat advisory has been issued from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

“As temperatures climb into the 90s… sunstroke… heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible with prolonged exposure and/or physical activity. This is especially true for the elderly,” states the NWS Special Weather Statement. “Some precautions that will reduce the risk of heat related illness include but are not limited to… reducing strenuous activity… wear lightweight and light colored clothing… and drink plenty of water or other non-alcoholic fluids. Also… never leave children or pets unattended in vehicles during hot weather.”

The current record high for Thursday is 88 degrees set back in 1953, for Friday the record is 87 set in 1985 and 1952. After Friday, temperatures will start cooling back into the 70s and 80s for the weekend.

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Booo, summer! Bring back the clouds.