Temperatures will swelter today under mostly sunny skies.
Doppler 10 meteorologist Mike Davis said to expect high temperatures to reach 100 degrees on Thursday. The record high for today was set in 1944, when temperatures climbed to 102 degrees.
Davis said that if we do hit the triple digit mark on Thursday, it will be the first time since July 1999.
The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Columbus and areas west of Columbus because of Thursday’s heat. The region will also be under a high risk for fires because of recent dry weather, extremely low relative humidity and gusty winds.
Friday will be mostly sunny, hot and humid. Davis said to expect a 30 percent chance for pop-up storms during the evening hours, with a high temperature of 95 degrees.
Expect a mix of sun and clouds on Saturday, with a 30 percent chance for isolated storms. Davis said to expect a high temperature of 95 degrees.
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