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SUMMER SCORCHER: Get Ready For A Record Breaking Heat Wave!

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Today: High pressure continues to build and that means mostly clear skies all across the INW. Methow, Okanogan Valleys will see clouds to start the day, eventually clearing. Overall, sunny and warm. High: 87°
 
Tonight: Mostly clear skies but clouds increasing early morning as a short-wave disturbance moves in. This wave could lead to some showers and isolated thunderstorms. Low: 63°
 
Saturday: Partly sunny skies through the first part of the day, as a result of this shortwave disturbance...t-storms mostly possible along a line from Ellensburg to Colville...could see some light afternoon showers around Spokane close to mid-day, then clearing to mostly sunny. High: 90°
 
Summer has arrived with our first heat wave hitting the Pacific NW over the weekend and into next week, bringing blistering hot temps that will rival past records.

Get Ready For A Record Breaking Heat Wave!

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SEATTLE (AP) - Forecasters say temperatures will climb through a dry, sunny weekend in Washington and could hit record highs early next week.
    
The National Weather Service forecasts highs in the 70s and 80s this weekend and 80s and 90s Monday and Tuesday in Western Washington.
    
Eastern Washington will be hotter with weekend highs in the 80s and 90s. The temperatures on Monday and Tuesday could break 100 east of the Cascades.
    
Temperatures may then ease a bit, but the hot dry weather is expected to extend through the Fourth of July.
    
Authorities are advising people to protect themselves from heat-related illnesses and not to leave children or pets in cars.
    
Emergency responders say people also should be careful on lakes, rivers and beaches if they try to cool off in the water.

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