Friday heat smashes late July records

themometer reads 100
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SPOKANE, Wash.– At around 2:oo p.m. on Friday, Spokane hit 100° for the second consecutive day. This tied the July 29 record high set in 2014.

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This is one of a few record highs in jeopardy around the Inland Northwest. Here are new or tied high-temperature records from Friday.

Spokane: 102°

Moses Lake: 108°

Wenatchee: 106°

Omak: 109°

Winthrop: 101°

Lewiston: 108°

Sandpoint: 97°

Ritzville: 107°

Spokane and many of these other communities hitting record heat on Friday will most likely do it again on Saturday. The record high for July 30 in Spokane is 102° from 1929. Triple-digit heat is forecast to continue through the end of the weekend.

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